“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live”
– Marcus Aurelius

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats” – Howard Aiken

Cutting the Slack

Slack is taking over the world, Slack is killing e-mail, and so on, we have all heard the rants of the very much hyped company valued at billions and with an impressive user base. It does decrease e-mail usage and help teams stay in contact and solve problems quickly with everyone informed. It also comes with some real disadvantages.

“Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion” – Muhammad Ali

Team collaboration will always fascinate me. Googles Project Aristotle is a research initiative with the goal to build perfect teams. Interesting result was that they found no patterns in how to achieve the perfect team, but did find lots of great insights.
What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

“I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard” – Estée Lauder