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πŸ“Œ Examples of Past Newsletter Issues:

  1. 9 lessons from 9 years at Google - Every year I try to reflect on the most important lessons I've learned while at Google. Here's the 2024 version.
  2. How to make people listen to you - It's not enough to just be articulate, passionate, or knowledgeable. Here's what effective verbal comms entails.
  3. How (some) top performers make others better - Don't just be a top performer. Be a top performer who also makes others better. Here's how.
  4. How to extract insight from anything (3 tips) - I used to struggle a lot with generating insights, until I found a systematic approach. Here's what I do now.
  5. What it really means to have a strong POV - The best Google colleagues I've worked with somehow all do this super well. Here's their secret.
  6. The 20 types of bullsh*t at work - Bullsh*t manifests itself in many different ways. Here are 20 common examples (call it out when you see it).
  7. You don't need an elevator pitch - You should master what I call the "2:30pm on a Tuesday" pitch instead. Here's why.
  8. Why extreme ownership matters - True ownership is why some people take that career leap faster. Find out what this means in practice.
  9. How to tell senior leaders that they're wrong - It starts with dropping "devil's advocate" from your vocabulary. Here's why.
  10. If you don't contextualize, no one will care - Don't let hard work go to waste simply because you didn't contextualize. Learn how to do it right here.
  11. The mistake that (really good) analysts make - Here's how being too independent as a high-performing analyst can backfire.

πŸ“Œ Downloadable Playbooks

Besides the newsletter, I also write long-form playbooks (grab all of them directly here). Here's the current content library:

  • How to build "exec-ready" presentations (50 slides)
  • How to thrive in strategy & operations (60 pages)
  • How to be more than "just" a superstar analyst (50 pages)

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