Shane Parrish

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Founder Farnam Street. Reader & writer. Student & teacher. Leader and follower.

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The most powerful productivity tool ever invented is simply the word "no."

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The best people need direction, not hierarchy; trust, not bureaucracy; and freedom, not excessive controls. These tools turn your great people into good ones so your less than average ones become average.

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If variations in individual performance are amplified by the tools (technology) available (and those tools are getting better), then we can expect the gap between the most productive and least productive people in a society to increase over time.

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