When deciding whom to prioritize, consider the following groups of people:
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But leaders must remember that the goal isn't perfection. The goal is to move things forward, and learn from mistakes.
"There are very few decisions that are extremely high stakes, where mistakes are going to have major consequences," explains Pichai. "It's the incremental decisions that lead to progress."
"What ties did you break this week?"
What this means is you can't convince every single person so in order to achieve the goal you need to achieve to convince the target people instead of trying to convince every single person.
If your tendency is still to try and please everyone, ask yourself this question:
If my team fails, or if the company goes out of business, who will be happy?
Nobody, that's who.
So, if you want to be a better leader, take a page out Sundar Pichai's playbook and ask yourself:
"What ties did I break this week?"
Then, remember to:
Writing in reverse is simple: You have to reverse the roles of the writer (you) with the recipient (your audience).
Writing in reverse is emotionally intelligent--because it helps you develop your empathy muscle. In addition, it keeps you from letting emotions dictate your message, as was the case in my situation. But by taking a pause, I was able to calm down first, so I could give a more balanced reply--one that wouldn't actually make the situation worse.
Coffee is an inevitable part of our daily consumption. It is what keeps us going and makes us 'productive'.
But researchers have cracked the reasons in why coffee is such an invincible part of our daily life.
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