Diversity of Thought

via Tiho Bajic (via FirstRound):

It’s been demonstrated time and time again that diversity of thought is perhaps the most valuable tool in any organization’s arsenal.

Tiho shares a few gems regarding his ability to attract, retain, and encourage top engineers to perform. I will say, though, that if you’re focusing (i.e. struggling) on loyalty then you have a much bigger problem at hand…

CTO: Change the Org

Historically, I’ve held a few C-level titles including CEO and CTO mostly. I’ve also had Strategy and Public Relations as well which have been fun and very engaging.

Admittedly, when you work in a small startup you get to have a bunch of these titles and they don’t really mean that much. In fact, I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with titles – there are times when I find them cumbersome and then, at the same time, I understand the significance and importance.

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