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Growth

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None really. We think all the levels matter, we think being at the uppermost level matters because that is where we will do our best work. But it’s not, our best work is what we do, at the level we are in that makes that level something more, makes it bigger, makes it better, and changes the level for whoever comes next. The level is a starting point, from there on in, it’s up to…

You can stumble out of the blocks, you can mess it up in the middle, you can fight down the line and make every conceivable mistake along the way – and still, finish strong. But when you start again, you have to learn from everything you did before to grow.  Chances are you are going to make a whole new set of mistakes, but you will have learned from the ones you made before and…

I love meeting new people and hearing about their hacks to productivity. My favourite part about chatting with Stefan Zavalin was that you don’t start going 8 hours with a Standing Desk on Day One – you do a little each day and keep building on that success. It sounds like common sense and it’s the reminder we need.  The full episode is here.

The key to a good tweak is simple, do it at the right time and don’t blow up what exists. Switching tires that you have a hunch might do better on the last lap – good tweak. Wanting to replace the engine on the last lap – bad tweak. The key is doing it at the right time and not putting yourself into such a hole that you can’t recover if it doesn’t work it…

Fixing bugs isn’t the problem. Figuring out how they occur, now that’s the problem.  That’s where we get hung up and where we spend the bulk of our time.  That’s where we grind the gears trying to figure out what we are doing and what the next should be. And though this is the hardest of steps, it’s the most rewarding, we learn the most from them.  If someone just gave us the answer and…