Cost and value

"Your customers don’t care what it took for you to make something. They care about what it does for them." - Seth Godin

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Delegate what you know best

“Because it is easier to monitor something with which you are familiar, if you have a choice you should delegate those activities you know best.” - Andy Grove

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How to lead from home

“Many have talked about it’s important not to be continually working, just because we’re working from home. For managers, I’d take this further: let’s not pressure our teams to be continually online without realising we are doing so. If we do not set clear expectations about their response times and what’s expected, this pressure can be felt without us even being aware of it.” - Chris Parsons

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How to get rich

“Wealth buys your freedom You want wealth because it buys you freedom—so you don’t have to wear a tie like a collar around your neck; so you don’t have to wake up at 7:00 a.m. to rush to work and sit in commute traffic; so you don’t have to waste your life grinding productive hours away into a soulless job that doesn’t fulfill you.” - Naval Ravikant

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Is everything going to be okay?

"If we mean, 'Is everything going to be the way it is going to be?' then the answer is yes. Of course. If we define whatever happens as okay, then everything will be." - Seth Godin

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No one escapes this law

"Bad character might drive someone into a position of leadership—because of their ambition, their ruthlessness, their shamelessness—but eventually, inevitably, this supposed “strength” becomes an Achilles’ heel when it comes time to actually do the job. Who trusts them? Who actually wants to work with them? What kind of culture develops around them? How can they learn? How can they know where the landmines are?" - Daily Stoic

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You should always find something to do

“We kill time as time is literally killing us. Who says you’ll get more moments? Can you really afford to let any be wasted?” - Daily Stoic

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Don’t confuse a bug’s priority with its severity

“Effective bug triage is an essential hygiene and success factor for anyone managing a software release. Knowing how to look at a bug and then attach a priority to it is the first step in an effective triage process. While knowing how severe a bug is an important data point to weigh, but that alone should never be the deciding factor on how you prioritize a bug.“ - Bobby Gill

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The stories the people closest to Kobe Bryant keep remembering

“It seems pretty simple to me, you love what you do. You figure out how to do that to the best of your abilities. And you don't stop until you figure it out." - Kobe Bryant

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You aren’t communicating nearly enough

"If you develop the habit of communicating problems as soon as you suspect them, instead of waiting until there is no hope, you and your team are going to be much happier." - Michael Natkin

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