Category: Career

The Professional Skill of Selective Neglect

There are always tradeoffs in life. If you want your cake, you can’t also continue to have a cake, for instance. Tradeoffs are especially noticeable in the startup world, where cake is limited, but time and resources and people are especially so. There are always fires burning and always more projects and improvements that need to happen […]

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How the Work Week Encourages Short-Term Thinking

“So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom:. – Psalm 90:12 If the way we think about our time determines how spend it, then there’s something fishy about the traditional work-week. When we think about our lives, most of us think in 7-day terms. Most of us spend […]

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