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Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way - Mark Suster
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Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way - Mark Suster
It's hard to be a real leader. Decisions are never black or white, so most people fudge. They straddle middle grounds to keep everybody happy. They make compromises to try and hold together constituencies. On business decisions they want to hedge their bets so they do a little bit of everything but nothing extremely well.
As highlighted by Brad Garlinghouse years ago in the famous "peanut butter manifesto" - it's like spreading peanut butter evenly over a piece of bread. And of course fudging never produces world-class results, so many companies suffer from mediocrity.

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