This is a thing that is a requirement for success, but not a guarantee of success.
(You should also work hard at something you’re good at, and find a way to make how you do it serve a niche)
My mantra. You may not be the smartest person in the room, but you can work harder than anyone else to make sure the final product kicks ass.
Newsweek replaces the cursor on its Tumblr site with a coathanger, via a post tagged “abortion.” Regardless of Todd Akin’s douchebaggery, to say this is in poor taste is an understatement.
Sit back, get yourself some popcorn and watch this blow up… starting with Gawker…
Time lapse sequences of photographs taken with a special low-light 4K-camera by the crew of expedition 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011.
Had the opportunity to use this in an email to a colleague today.
Today is a good day.
If you want to hire great people and have them stay working for you, you have to let them make a lot of decisions and you have to, you have to be run by ideas, not hierarchy. The best ideas have to win, otherwise good people don’t stay.
“I don’t have time.”
“I don’t have time to do this” means “I’m not prioritizing this.” You have time - you just use it on other things.
If other people manage to do something and you don’t, that doesn’t mean they have more time; it just means they use their time differently.
That’s neither positive nor negative; it just is.