Be systematic in forming new hypotheses and running tests. Success to some extent requires discovering lesser known truths and leveraging them. And common knowledge isn’t always correct. We need people questioning assumptions.
Facing the unfamiliar means pushing the boundaries of what’s known. You are inherently pushed out of your comfort zone. Personal growth is guaranteed. You’ll face new realities and discover new passions.
Hire someone who is passionate to work with you towards shared goals. Skills are still important when hiring, but they are also teachable. Passion comes from within and is much harder to cultivate in others.
This form of documentation has pragmatic short-term value and if maintained long-term value. Authors are forced to refine their thinking. And for everyone else they serve as quick references when learning new processes.
Dialogue is a way of communicating messages. For some messages talking may even be a sub-par transmission solution. Identify the different forms of communication available to you. Do the pro-con analysis of each when receiving and transmitting ideas.
If you misheard something or are puzzled about what’s being communicated let the other person know. That person gets an opportunity to be understood and you gift yourself an opportunity to understand.
Embrace constraints. Find the value in working with what you’ve got. This will make you resourceful and quick to adapt in adverse conditions. It’s easy to appear successful in abundance, but that never lasts.