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Nothing is Ready

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There is a strong probability that things will not be ready for you at that new contract, job, internship, event, etc. And they will ask you to wait. Don’t. Before starting, have a plan that assumes the worst, that nothing is available, that all you have is a notebook, and start from there. And don’t think you’re doing this to show everyone how good you are or how keen you are...

Lead their Weaknesses

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We pick teams based on strength and accomplishments. And when we put them all together we expect magical things to occur. But sometimes the better approach is to Lead by their Weaknesses – not to showcase and single out where everyone is weak (I hope this is obvious) but rather to make a note where they need help, make a plan, figure out what needs to be done and focus your energies there...

The Hot Feature

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The Hot Feature is the greatest piece of code ever realized. It starts off as a bug. But not just any but, a customer bug. And not just any bug, but a customer “going bananas, hard to find but oh so good” bug that threatens their use of your product going forward. So you promise to fix the bug. But when you look at the bug, it’s not a bug at all, it’s something new...

Walking Away At what you are Good At

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Over the past few months, I’ve been observing someone who is leaving something they are really good at. Scary good. And all I can think of is – how amazing will they be at whatever they do next and what level of confidence do they have to not feel pressured to keep going at this thing that they excel at. I don’t know if I could do that, I don’t know if I ever have or ever...

The Unsubscribed Subscription

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I still look at emails I want to unsubscribe from and go – “but if I unsubscribe, they’ll know I’m a real person, that I exist, maybe they won’t take me off their list”. And when I do unsubscribe, I immediately get the email back that says – “It might take a week to remove you from our list”.  When I picture this, I think of my subscription...

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