I keep learning this lesson over and over again, so I’m writing it here in an effort to never forget again. As a manager, if some task constantly stresses me out or makes me feel uneasy, it’s probably because I’m doing someone else’s job.

I don’t mean someone’s being lazy and I’m picking up their slack. I’m talking about those nagging little annoying things (or huge, scary things in some cases) you find yourself doing as infrequently as you can and do a half-assed job at every time. …

Chad Fowler

I help startups succeed. CTO, speaker, author, investor — currently @microsoft @blueyard

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