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“Hire people who are nice. That’s it. Nice people get along with other nice people. They build trust quickly. They look out for each other…”

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“It’s unfortunate that the default response when somebody changes their mind is often ‘gotcha!’ or ‘told ya!’. A changing mind should be met with praise, not scorn.”

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“I don’t think tech folks quite understand how pervasive remote work has become. It’s not even a debate anymore, it’s a full on revolution.”

BusinessTrends

State Of Social

How marketers think, what’s working, and how the industry is changing,

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“Remote work is not the future. Aside from communication overhead, the effects of extended periods without significant human interaction and staying at home all day on mental health is vastly underestimated.”

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“Email is the next big thing. We’re finally realizing just how precious these open standards were all along. Your way around walled-garden parasites goes through email.”

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“Way more useful to ask ‘what will happen as a result of tracking this metric?’ than ‘what metric should we track?’”

BusinessTools

Unlock

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BusinessOpinions

“When I go to a website and my computer fan turns on, that’s how I know it’s a good website.”

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“90% of design agencies are just one guy sat in a white room, with a white desk, a succulent plant and an inspirational poster written in Helvetica, writing their about us page making sure to say ‘we’ instead of ‘I’.”

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“Learning to make web sites is cool but the real treasure are the friends we make along the way.”

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“If I do a job in 30 minutes it’s because I spent 10 years learning how to do that in 30 minutes. You owe me for the years, not the minutes.”

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“The best entrepreneurs I know have one thing in common: As soon as they think of a great idea, they take one step toward making it a reality.”

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“When websites say ‘use our app, it’s much better’, they mean better for them, not you.”

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“I love that in this industry you get to be an expert and a beginner at the same time. Learning new things, being a beginner, reminds me what that is like and makes me a better teacher of the things I am expert in.”

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“You don’t hire talented people to tell them what to do. You hire talented people to tell you what to do.”

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“I am suspicious of any successful person who refuses to admit that a significant factor in their success was luck.”

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“If you are not annoying your boss, you are not doing your job.”

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“Work From Home is overrated. Instead, I propose Work From IKEA. Go to IKEA when it’s absolutely dead during the week and join a video conference from a different mock room every hour until your team notices.”

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“I think I’m going to start an email newsletter titled ‘Links I Wanted to Read But Didn’t’.”

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“Until we measure what we value, we will over-value what we measure.”

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“The ability to break down a complex project into manageable chunks is a hugely underrated professional skill. Strange that so few people hire and evaluate for it.”