Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading, writing and pondering lately. Enjoy!
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We hear and use the word "strategy" so often that it's worth taking a minute to reflect on what it really means.
...While C-suite executives talk “strategy,” they’re often confused about what it means. Why this confusion? The problem starts with the word itself — a scarily misunderstood concept in management and board circles. The most basic mix-up is between “objective,” “strategy,” and “action.” Grasp this, I tell my audience, and your day will be well spent.
This is really interesting. And a tweet thread is a perfect way to tell this story.
Me, every day.
5. Random Links
- I dig this: The power of assuming positive intent
- Have you seen Flow Club? I'm trying it today for the first time.
- This story is insane. Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage
- This is a cool article: In The Early Days, You Won’t Have Enough Customers. But Your Mini-Brand Will Come to Your Rescue.
- I love this idea from Daniel Zarick: Working In Bets: Iterating through doubt and uncertainty on your startup
Have a great weekend!
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