Drew BarontiniProduct Director at Differential

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31 posts tagged with "30-lessons".

No Regrets

Regret is a funny thing. Nearly all situations we encounter in life are replayed and dissected, each one's essence distilled into a "How… Keep reading…

Introspection

My effectiveness and ability to get things done derives (partly) from being completely in touch with how I'm feeling at any given moment… Keep reading…

Time

Time is the most important and valuable resource in life. This is the recurring lesson I provide to anyone I give advice about productivity… Keep reading…

Don't Dwell

When someone says something that bothers you, don't dwell on it; follow up immediately . Perception is everything. We all hear and perceive… Keep reading…

Tomorrow

I can't tell you how many times I've struggled with a problem at the end of the day only to solve it within 5-10 minutes the next morning. I… Keep reading…

Walk Away

One of the best ways to solve a problem is to walk away from it. Change the environment in which you're attempting to solve the problem… Keep reading…

Reaction

Sometimes we think we have control, but we really don't. And sometimes we really want control, but we can't have it. And I believe those… Keep reading…

Appreciation

Appreciation was a big theme in 2019, and I've grown increasingly focused on it, particularly as a parent. It's an important concept when… Keep reading…

Saying No

At the beginning of 2017, I read the book "Essentialism" by Greg McKeown. The book covers, in-depth, the idea of focusing on only the most… Keep reading…

Writing

Writing is fantastic for many things. It's a tool for communication, a vessel for gaining clarity, and a proving ground for ideation. But… Keep reading…

Principles

Throughout my career, I have experimented with a vast array of methodologies around productivity, organization, software development, and… Keep reading…

Time Budgeting

I've found it useful to think about managing time just like managing money. This is beneficial because the concept of budgeting — in the… Keep reading…

Control

One of the biggest learnings I've had in my career around leadership is the idea you must give control in order to get control . I've… Keep reading…

I Don't Know

"I don't know." is a perfectly acceptable answer. I've regularly encountered this in the tech industry, particularly with leaders in the… Keep reading…

Validation

I recently read “I Hear You” by Michael S. Sorensen. The book discusses the act of validating someone else’s emotions. That is… Keep reading…