“Vision” Isn’t License to Dismiss Reality (Part I)

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou Alright, so there’s a lot to talk about with this one. I’ve so far started three different versions of this post, each based on a different lesson. That’s a good thing! There’s plenty in Carreyrou’s book, and more broadly the Theranos story,Continue reading ““Vision” Isn’t License to Dismiss Reality (Part I)”

Leaders Show, They Don’t Tell

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead & Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin “Show, don’t tell” is a common refrain among writers and writing critics, at least in the spaces I came from. Accomplishing an MFA in creative writing was a purely selfish pursuit on my part, part of a dream that includedContinue reading “Leaders Show, They Don’t Tell”