I believe in being scrappy. I believe in being market-driven. I believe in making more decisions, faster. We each see the world through our own lens. Everyone sits somewhere on a spectrum of comfort or discomfort with ambiguity & uncertainty. More conservative folks tend to want to tamp down uncertainty & ambiguity.
Organizations exist to coordinate efforts and output. This is always in order to achieve something greater than the sum of the parts. Every business, group, or unit has an organizational structure. Most often this is depicted in an “org chart” that mostly only shows the hierarchy of oversight or control.
It's something every entrepreneur, investor, leader, or creator of remarkable things struggles with. If they don't, they're either lying to you, or to themselves. Is your judgement right? Or did you miss something in your blind spot? Your judgement was right, but you didn't persist. It's a mind-f*ck struggle.
Values are a reflection of what you want your behaviors to be. Values are always aspirational, sometimes inspirational. Values are what you believe. Your beliefs + your behaviors = who you are. Collective beliefs + behaviors of a group = the culture of the group. I've worked in different companies and cultures. I've observed,
If we see things through probabilities & bets, we give ourselves a built-in opportunity to improve. Armed with this perspective, we can develop and then seek to improve our systems. Systems allow us to better evaluate probabilities, and place better bets. A revenue forecast, for example, (supported by existing customers, retention
Our nature is to compete. Especially among motivated and high-performing people competition is always “on”. Its tempting to value collaboration over competition, but I think that misses the point. One is a consequence and the other is a cause of being successful. [https://www.firstnamedotlastname.com/content/images/wordpress/2011/