Monday, August 23, 2021

One Thing

The best thing I did as a manager at PayPal was to make every person in the company responsible for doing just one thing. Every employee's one thing was unique, and everyone knew I would evaluate him only on that one thing. I had started doing this just to simplify the task of managing people. But then I noticed a deeper result: defining roles reduced conflict.

- Peter Thiel in Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

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