Work Is Not Family

We were proud of working there, and we loved being part of a big and impactful product. But no, this wasn’t a family gathering and nowhere in our contracts were we asked to do a song and dance when the company name is mentioned. Many a contract would have stayed unsigned if that had been the case.

On Being Indispensable

Being in charge and having responsibility can come with a high cost when you aren't in charge of your time.

The best advice I got starting out was, "be indispensable." The best advice I got four years later was, "don't be indispensable."[1]



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