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On AI Replacing Programmers

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Once enough gray-haired people in Washington DC had installed ChatGPT on their phone, they became collectively conscious that this generative AI thing isn’t ...

On winning

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This morning, I noticed that my daughter was crying in her room. She informed me that she had crushed her pinky finger in a drawer and it hurt badly.

From 20 To 100 Million Developers

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Yesterday, I spent time at the home of a successful banker in Singapore who taught himself how to code in his 50s. He was joined by his top data scientist an...

On Integrity

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I am currently writing a recommendation for an applicant to the Stanford Graduate School of Business. I’ve filled a number of those over the years for severa...

On Selling

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I find it surprising when people seek my guidance on how to sell because selling isn’t what I consider part of my identity. I see myself as an individual con...

Quality Over Quantity at Conferences

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Over 70,000 people are headed to Dubai for COP28. That’s overwhelming. Here’s the advice I’ve given my team at, which has served me well in the past a... Journey

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Five years ago, I left McKinsey as a first-year associate partner to launch Last year, we expanded to 500 members, generated $14 million in revenue a...

The art of embracing speed

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I often share the same guidance with teams at both and, so I thought it would be valuable to discuss it here as well.