Stay Curious

via Brian Grazer:

But you can be as curious as you want to be, and it doesn’t matter when you start. And your curiosity can help you be smarter and more creative; it can help you be more effective and be a better person.

For instance, you can unleash your curiosity, or it can un­leash you. That is, you can decide you need to be curious about something. But once you get going, your curiosity will pull you along.

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On Predictability and Leadership

One of the greatest gifts that you can give you team and your staff is predictability. This may sound counterproductive and even a bit counterintuitive, especially in the context of a hyper-growth startup, but it’s actually not.

Predictability has everything to do with trust and expectations. It has more to do with interpersonal relationships and dynamics than organizational alignment, direction, or even meta-level visioncasting and leadership.

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