Best 8 Quotes & Tweets on Evaluation

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When evaluating startup ideas, Peter Thiel tells entrepreneurs to ask three questions: 1) What is valuable? 2) What can I uniquely do? 3) What is nobody else doing? Every writer should ask themselves these questions before starting an essay too.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

2

You can’t evaluate/be skeptical of everything. Follow Pascal’s philosophy and only put effort into things that can hurt you when you’re wrong.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

3

Quizzing high-level programmers on algorithms is less about evaluating candidates, more about stroking the quizzer's (pathetic) ego. Works.

DHH

DHH

@dhh

4

The value of a relationship isn’t in a single act, it’s in the accumulation of acts The value of an ad isn’t in a single ad, it’s in the accumulation of ads The value of content isn’t in one piece of content, it’s in the accumulation of content

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

5

It’s so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making better decisions on a daily basis.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

6

One of the biggest mistakes you can make in product is evaluating your experience through the lens of liquidity. Nothing, not Tinder, FB, or IG was fully liquid in the early days. Avoiding the ghost town problem & directing your customer to the absolute core action is the art.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

7

A lot of people misunderstand value creation in the workplace. The value you create is a function of delivered value minus the costs to get that value (drag).

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

8

Programming environments, patterns, and tools are rarely evaluated squarely on the merits. It's just as much "who has used that lately" and "was it cool". You can belabor that as a shallow process, or you can simply make cool shit people are interested in learning how was built.

DHH

DHH

@dhh