Your system is not a sports team

  • If you are aligned to a mission, rather than being aligned to a specific system, you will work better for the success of the company.
  • Don’t be obsessed with a system that you have built or worked on for many months/years.
  • Don’t focus only on improving the system you are working on. Look at the larger goal your company is working towards and find the best utilization of your time.
  • Get your team aligned on the problem at hand and not around the tools & technologies to use to solve the problems.
  • Empower all engineers to focus on the impact of their decisions on the overall company by avoiding silos.

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