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What I Learned in 2015 (pt. 2)

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Emphasize Efficiency, not Effort At the beginning of 2015, I realized that most of my work had become tragically inefficient. Ironically, I had gotten myself into this situation as a result of trying to eliminate inefficiencies. In retrospect, the trap seems very obvious: my team and I were attempting to “get ahead of the curve” […]

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What I Learned in 2015 (pt. 1)

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Happy New Year, everybody! You know, the problem with creating New Year’s Resolutions is that they’re a recipe for giving up.  As soon as you fail a resolution for the first time, you immediately tell yourself “Damn it — I screwed up!  Oh well.  I guess I’ll try again next year…”. Rather than publicly declaring […]