Man, this one is really well-written. And I say that as someone with so little integrity that none of this especially bothers me, so I’m not just automatically aligned with the content!

I think some of this dilemma is a function of -you guessed it- scale: there are things that enliven and motivate you that would not work on others, and vice versa, and what seems most impossible about being e.g. a CEO is the need to say things that work for all types at once. Some people, like you I’d assume, demand and require reality: substantive, honest, unvarnished reality; not only can you “take it,” you need it to be real and to be yourself. Others, of course, are different, and for all kinds of reasons. A single All Hands speech cannot appeal to both constituencies, and you probably cannot build a company out of just one constituency (both for hiring reasons and because it really does take all types!!!). But maybe this is all just cope!

Anyway: loved this one.

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Just re-read this. Best thing I’ve read this year.

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Mar 21Liked by Gabriel Valdivia

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Aries szn is here and it’s 🌶️🌶️🌶️

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