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- I’m on vacation this week, so in lieu of a regular newsletter, I give you a task. One of the best things someone ever did for me was after a hard week. They asked me to take a walk around the block with them and asked, “Hey, lots has happened this week. You doing allright?” We
- I’ve mentioned job descriptions a couple of times before in this newsletter. I was writing one this week, (maybe the second of my career), and I thought out loud that a job description is the first transaction between myself as someone involved in hiring and the the person I’m going to
- If you’ve talked to me in recent weeks, I will quote something from “The Hard Thing about Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz. It’s a book for start-up CEOs, but I’m finding so much of this applies to my field, journalism, and daily management. One choice quote: “A healthy company culture