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Think like a purist, act like a realist

Think like a purist, act like a realist Purist - a person who insists on absolute adherence to traditional rules or structures Realist - a person who accepts a situation as it is and is prepared to deal with it accordingly Why think like a puris...

Why I prefer directly posting on social media

Why I prefer posting on social media over writing a blog post Most of my ideas/thoughts are either Twitter threads or long Linkedin posts. Here’s why 1) Easier to consume. Blog posts are at least one click away. Most of the time, I bookmark arti...

Number of slides don't matter

“Whoa, you have 200 slides?” “What? You only have 20 slides?” Both questions are equally worthless. The quality of the presentation isn’t directly proportional to the number of slides. Don’t spend time in optimising the number of slides. Instead...

If you're not using mindmaps, you're missing out

Use mindmaps as a thinking tool if you’re struggling on a word document. Most of us default to word documents or excel sheets when we want to ideate. (If you use notebooks, you’re already better than most of us) These tools were never designed f...

Hey manager, are these questions keeping you up at night?

Managers must take responsibility for the team members, not just the team deliverables It’s obvious that a manager is responsible for the teams’ deliverables. They’re responsible for the outcomes, quality of the output and ensuring deadlines are ...

In great teams, no individual can take credit for an idea

In great teams, you’re rarely able to credit an individual for an idea. It belongs to the team. It truly emerges from collective intelligence where everyone builds on top of each other. This is possible when different skilled individuals come at ...

Don't waste time on the hypothesis war

Don’t waste time fighting the hypothesis war, quickly find ways to validate. We’ve all been through this. In a meeting, over an email, on a chat group. There’s a new idea and there’s back and forth on why the idea will work/won’t work. As the co...