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April 2018

Mindset #3: Wartime vs. Peacetime In 2001, Ben Horowitz, of Andreessen Horowitz, wrote a great piece on the a16z blog. It’s called Peacetime CEO/Wartime CEO. Horowitz defined Peacetime situations as those where a company has a large advantage versus the competition in its core market, and its market is growing. …

Mindset #2: Outcome Focused or Performance Focused? Think Big, Act Small “Never let your memories be bigger than your dreams. There’s a reason the rearview mirror is so much smaller than the windshield.” When it comes to mindset, what’s most challenging is actually building and employing some desired but intangible …

Good morning, Team Room – In The Fighter’s Mind, Sam Sheridan recounts a quotable story – and question – from travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux. Theroux asks returning innocent adventurers what he calls the “awkward question.” After some drudgery of a trip, he’ll ask them “Why?” Many travelers search and stumble for an …