Shane Parrish

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The smarter you are the less likely you are to work well with consensus seeking groups.

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Average teams solve C+ problems as a unit. Good teams can solve B+ problems. To solve A+ problems, however, you need individuals and not consensus. All organization face all of these types of problems. The good ones approach them differently.

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If you do things the same way as everyone else, expect the same results as everyone else.

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You don't want a job where someone new can do it as effectively as you with 6 months of training.

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Organizations often signal what they lack. For example ... The more an organization tries to win a top employer award, the worse they actually are to work with. The award only feeds the ego of the people in the building. When you're great, you don't have to tell people.

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Legitimacy comes from doing the work, not coasting on the heels of others.

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