Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
High impact work requires concentration, often for hours at a time. Levels Health gives its team the maximum possible deep work time by actively discouraging tools like Slack and meetings.
This creates a business that runs asynchronously, reducing interruptions and...
Every successful company cares about serving its customers to some extent, but very few are genuinely obsessed with pleasing them in that word's truest meaning.
To please your customers, you must obsess over them.
A good example of true customer obsession is Coupang, who take extr...
As tech insinuates itself into every aspect of our lives, companies and protocols act as pseudo-nation states with enormous impact and broad scope
Terra, a crypto project, takes inspiration from the founding of Singapore and how prime minister Lee Kuan Yew fostered prosperity.
Sometimes aligning incentives involves tinkering, like spinning out part of the team to capitalize on an idea directly.
The goal is the same: maximum incentive alignment.
Example: AngelList constantly tinkers to align incentives for its many experiments.
Move to a space that captures instant eyeballs, especially if you have missed the early train.
There is a difference between having a well-known brand and an influential one. FTX has made one of the most ambitious attempts to secure the latter.
Built optionality into the product by designing the platform to host the long-tail of assets.
Focus on how you can intensify your most pronounced advantage.
For example, Tiger Global focuses on its greatest strengths by moving quickly and relying on an encyclopedic knowledge of successful business models to pick winners, even at the cost of outsourcing commoditi...
Define yourself by what you're not.
Great businesses never sit still. They are constantly in a state of reinvention and internal bottoms-up disruption. Doing so opens new opportunities and protects against competitive displacement.
To stave off staleness and disruption, businesses must innovate from within.
created 7 ideas
created 13 ideas
created 9 ideas
Experiences and life stories of great minds can inspire, motivate and encourage us to take the right action and step towards what we want in life and career.
❤️ Brainstash Inc.