Thursday, September 03, 2020

Keep in Mind

person pointing on beige map

  • "This worked before" can be frighteningly close to "We've always done it that way."
  • Since planning for an adversary's likely course of action makes sense, it also makes sense that a wise adversary won't take that route.
  • A competitor that heavily puts resources into one area may be doing so to lure you away from the territory in which you pose the greatest threat.
  • Success with the apple does not mean the orange will be easy.
  • Enthusiasm can be a force-multiplier. It can also be a blindfold.
  • Assumptions should have expiration dates.
  • Periodically make sure that everyone is using the same map and the same dictionary.

[Photo by Jean-Frederic Fortier at Unsplash]

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