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The Three Qualities of People I Most Enjoy Working With

The Three Qualities of People I Most Enjoy Working With
Several weeks ago, I shared the above Venn diagram in a status update. With 20k+ likes and comments on LinkedIn and over 2.2k retweets and favorites on Twitter, it's become the most viral update I've shared to date. As a result, thought it might be interesting to provide some additional context on where the diagram came from. It all started in a meeting where a talented team was presenting their plan for a potentially high impact initiative. Midway through, they covered the measurable results they expected to achieve in three years. Granted, they were being somewhat conservative, but their objectives were still way off what I would have expected them to be targeting based on the addressable opportunity and the assets we were bringing to the table. Without hesitation, I challenged the team to increase their long-term goal by roughly 20x. Dream Big Oftentimes, my favorite exchanges are with people who are naturally predisposed to think at truly massive scale and without limitations.

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