Dogfood

Eating your own dog food, also called dogfooding, is a slang term used to reference a scenario in which a company uses its own product to validate the quality and capabilities of the product. — Wikipedia When I design products, I make an effort to regularly use the products I make.…

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Sightreading

I once heard of a concert pianist who prepare for concerts by reading the scores. On the plane ride over to a particular concert, he will look at the score and think about how to approach the piece. When he arrives, he just plays. The practice happens all in his…

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Perfection is Arrogance

We’ve all worked with these people. Perfectionists. Exacting people who want things done a specific way. Their way. The perfect way. At least that’s what they hide behind. This idea that they have incredibly high standards, which explains why they are so demanding, of course. This makes one…

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