On Values

Yesterday I read a quote on LinkedIn that I loved: You can tell the values of an organization by the worst behavior that it tolerates. It reminded me of a presentation that I saw by a guy who had successfully grown a number of start-ups (it may have been the COO of Digital Ocean), in …

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The Importance of Being an Effective Gatekeeper

I used to work with a guy that drove me nuts. A typical conversation: Me: You know, I really admire how you’re able to keep your team focused on those priorities. When other people bring you work that falls outside those priorities, you do just enough to satisfy them, but without committing your team to …

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