Best 23 Quotes & Tweets on Company productivity

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1

The danger of collaboration: The more people involved in a project the less any single person takes responsibility for the work.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

The goal of an entrepreneur should be to do nothing but route opportunities to the right people on your team. Build a system and make yourself a human router 🚏 When I get stressed at work, it’s because I’ve failed to build a system and have tasks I can’t route to someone.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

3

Busting your ass doing what doesn’t need to be done isn’t a strong work ethic - it’s a strong waste of time.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

4

A company with constant meetings is a company where nobody gets anything done

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

5

The biggest thing people don’t appreciate about large companies is the basic productive unit isn’t an individual it is an engineering team with about ~8 members.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie

@patio11

6

Best predictor of company success: Intellectual rigor of founders and executive team.

Keith Rabois

Keith Rabois

@rabois

7

Good companies obsess about beating the competition. Great companies obsess about what's best for the customer.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

The quickest way to ruin a company is to solve people problems with bureaucracy.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

9

The best companies are built by the best teams.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

10

The ultimate team productivity hack: stop talking to your team so much. Leave them alone. Let them get stuff done and solve their own problems.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

11

The ultimate test of whether you own a high quality business? The CEO can go on vacation for 3 months unannounced, and everything keeps on running smoothly.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

@awilkinson

12

One way companies gain leverage over people is through standardization, which makes it easy to substitute one person for another.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

13

Want to see a company that wasn’t an accident? Analyze their alumni network.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

14

80 hour weeks make room for waste, not work.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

15

Companies are far more likely to run out of energy as opposed to cash

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

16

“Crunch time” isn’t about a lack of time, it’s about unreasonable expectations. Another two weeks won’t solve that. Neither will another month.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

17

Instead of pushing your team to get things done a week earlier, just recognize that you had an idea to move faster but the co culturally didn’t feel like it had permission to cut scope or make the trade off—esp if you hired well. I wish I had focused on fixing that instead.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

18

The single greatest meeting productivity tool is to kindly ask attendees to put their phones away.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

19

Judge a company by the opinions of the people who used to work there.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

20

Large growing contingent of managers who loathe Slack & find it distracting for employees. The thing that made it addictive & a fun experience is also its greatest liability (similar to fb). Unsustainable. It's like they need a "time well spent team" to change the trajectory.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

21

The number one reason companies are embracing remote work is to cut costs. Prediction: while remote work is sexy today, the zeitgeist will flip.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

22

Interestingly, people who are skeptical of the existence of 10X programmers are often extremely convinced of the existence of a 10X+ dynamic range in the productivity of firms.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie

@patio11

23

There’s a time to pile people into a room but most team meetings should be canceled and replaced with asynchronous, written communication

Ryan Hoover

Ryan Hoover

@rrhoover