We’re at an all-time high of outreach emails sent and at an all-time low of outreach emails responded to. And it's going to get even worse.
When Claire Hughes Johnson joined Stripe she shared an open document with the company and sent it personally to the people working closely with her. But this was not just any type of corporate presentation.
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson are the true contrarians in the world of entrepreneurship. These are not just contrarian thoughts for the sake of being different. They are actually well thought out and tested business practices they have put in place in their own company.
I love reading but I have hard time regularly saying no to online distractions in order to focus on a book. I'm also awful at remembering, applying or even explaining the things that I read about. While reading a book I am fully immersed in the story knowing many interesting details about the particular situation, subject matter or person, but only a handful of days later the details get blurry and I have hard time summarizing even the larger points.