Learning as a dangerous form of procrastination

Learning as a dangerous form of procrastination

Disclaimer: even if this article is based mainly on my own experience & thoughts, this concept was very well formulated & articulated before I've managed to do it myself, in a blog post that you can find here. I advice you to read it first as I'd like to avoid repetition (or taking original author's credit) as much as possible. TL;DR Theoretical knowledge maybe a foundation of self-development, but acquiring theory w/o validating it in practice is a subject of the law of diminishing returns - gain to effort ratio drops significantly in time. However, we tend to…

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Does open & transparent means losing the chance to gain competitive advantage?

Honestly, I like to speak to a wider audience about cool things we (my team(s)) do. I don't think it's a typical show-off, even if it helps me, my collegues & my employer to strengthen personal or enterprise brand. What I love most is diving into details of solutions where we went for something really innovative and / or ambitious (that wasn't even tried by anyone else we know). Typicaly it makes a story about how we've: identified the need proposed a solution validated some kind of PoC matched costs, risks & expected outcomes ... and in the end executed what…

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