Sunday Reads: Feedback & No

The Stockdale Paradox from Good to Great

Retain the faith that you will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties.

AND at the same time

Confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.

How to give feedback that doesn’t suck by Ben Lehnert

Ben, lead designer for Wunderlist, gives six bite-sized pieces of advice for how to give feedback that doesn’t suck. It’s a short read, but contains super important reminders (that we can all sometimes forget). 

The Habit of No by Startups & Burritos

The habit of no is one of the healthiest habits your startup can develop.

At its most basic level, the habit of no is about accepting the reality that all ideas are not equal. The habit of no means ruthlessly prioritizing ideas, setting goals and then sticking to them. No is having the conviction to eliminate the good in order to get to the great.

Quote of the Week

The hunter who chases two rabbits catches neither