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Interesting followup from The New Yorker on the implosion of TNR: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/inside-collapse-new...

I wish I could say the turn of events shocked me, but it all just seems so predictable.

“There’s the peacetime C.E.O. and the wartime C.E.O. Not to be overly dramatic about it, but this is sort of a war. This is a wartime period. That just means that we need to change a lot of things. We need to just break shit. Sorry to say, we’ve got to break shit and embrace being uncomfortable sometimes. And it’s scary. It’s definitely a scary thing to do. But it’s also fun: you know, lean up against the wall and break it.”

Does these kind of words work with people older than 20? I once had a CTO that also started with these shitty things on the first meeting and he was fired less than 3 months later, as people sabotaged him and his work. Almost nobody gets excited when someone tells you that your professional life is going to change drastically, come on!!

When behaviors are entrenched, you have to be diplomatic, smart and cautious..

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