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To be successful, do only what you do best - The Globe and Mail

 •  Filed under Startups, Entrepreneuship, Willpower, Business

To be successful, do only what you do best - The Globe and Mail

This makes a nice point and rings true for me. It certainly refutes the notion that entrepreneurs are generalists. I do, however, think it’s about focus more than doing one thing well.

All great people in life and business possess incredible focus. Sometimes it’s natural – when you find that one thing that’s your passion – and sometimes it’s hard earned, by sheer force of will.

How to Grow Without Losing What Makes You Great | Inc.com

 •  Filed under Startups, Business, Growth

How to Grow Without Losing What Makes You Great | Inc.com

Fantastic article on growth and scaling for a company. Filled with great ideas, like:

“When people think growth, usually they think of anatomy,” he says. “How big are the limbs? But the real thing is physiology. Is stuff circulating well–the blood and the oxygen? Even if your anatomy is very developed, your physiology can be bad.”

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

 •  Filed under Technology, Google, Business, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

An exceptionally long (for a web piece) but exceptionally interesting biography of Mayer, following her from Google to Yahoo with flashbacks to college and high school throughout. I couldn’t imagine reading all this when I started this morning, but I couldn’t put it down. Highly recommended for people interested in tech, silicon valley, Mayer, or the inner workings of CEO job hunts and appointments.