Prefer public over private conversations

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Great organizations are transparent, and the best teams communicate openly.

Why is this important? Because public conversations promote knowledge sharing, while private discussions hide information.

To build a culture of high-performing teams, you need:

  • talented people,
  • organizational clarity,
  • and accountability.

When implemented correctly, this creates a feedback loop of doing and learning.

Worst case scenario, public conversations generate a lot of noise. But if we use the right tools, we have the ability to mute or remove ourselves from such conversations.

In the end, I would rather have a lot of noise than cricket silence. The former can be used to derive actionable insights, whereas the latter won’t help us achieve anything.

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