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Our own rose-colored glasses.

Our own rose-colored glasses.
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I think self-awareness is powerful because nobody is good at everything, and in order to “scale yourself” you need to complement your strengths with people who have different strengths.

The biggest mistake -- and I’ve seen it made by junior managers up to CEOs -- is doubling down on your perceived strengths.

Our own evaluation of what we’re good at is often not completely accurate, more like “based on a true story.” After all, we’re all the protagonists in the drama we write about our lives.


Protagonists' dilemma.

The stuff innovators dream of.