‘’Counterintuitively, by appearing less "perfect" and more "works-in-progress", the people who showed their work early and often earned more impact, respect, learnings, and promotions.’’ I'm learning this lesson very slowly and still struggle sometimes but I can’t agree more. It is so much more rewarding to show your ‘’work-in-progress’’ than waiting for the ‘’perfect-in-your-eyes work’’. In a recent Twitter’s thread, Julie Zhuo shares 5 reasons why it is so powerful. Faster execution, deeper feedback, process learnings, improved trust, team learnings. I will only add a personal disclaimer: as far as you don’t share your ‘’work-in-progress’’ only to let others find solutions and take responsibility for you, it should be a beneficial practice for everyone.
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