Google checklist on day to day

Achieve greatness at smaller paradise

It’s not always to your advantage to work in “sexy” industries, such as tech. Intelligent companies like tesla, Disney and Apple, understand the underappreciated laws of thermodynamics and that contrast is important. It’s better to be a big fish in a small pond than to be in a sexy industry where there are many other companies that are just as good as yours.

Michael Abrashoff took ownership over the worst-performing ship and made it one of the best performings in the US pacific ship within just 12 months. he started to make a decision through the eyes of his crew members which helped him to lead it differently.

In his book It’s Your Ship, he explains most people think they can do more things and contribute much more when to comes to facing the real situation we just overthink and ruin everything, unfortunately, the problems cannot be stored in a spreadsheet and solve it. Every day we face different problems and to tackle it we need experience and presence of mind. “when people have the opportunity to take the decision they look for the past decision which has worked and not for the new ones ”

Chapter 3 checklist:

Two types of knowledge.

The map is not the actual guide – The decision is the ultimate guide.

We always look for the solution on map expecting that to work just because it had worked earlier and there is no one at fault as everyone does it even business do it they look into business strategies of last year so that it will for the next year based on that.

Here’s an example: Ron Johnson was one of the famous retail executive handpicked by Steve Jobs since had very good experience in arranging store material but it turned disaster when came to designing the apple store as this was a completely different outlet.

Chapter 4 checklist:

Well, you could get the decision checklist made by Shane Parrish’s blog. it is so helpful. give it a try

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