Blitzscaling is a strategy for growing a company that has found product market fit. Blitzscaling prioritizes speed over efficiency, arguing that fast growth is necessary to achieve “first scaler advantage.” When a company is the first to scale successfully within a large market, that company gains access to a wealth of market opportunities that are not available to companies which are not at scale.
Have you neglected to consider your coworkers' need to be nurtured, using straight lines to solve problems? Or, do you overcompensate in your nurturing, and put off asking for that raise because your manager is busy? This post addresses the energies that we all have inside of us, beyond gender identity, to find the balance at work.
The work is the work. So how do we decide whether to work features or bugs first? One is not necessarily prioritized above the other: it depends on the business context.
This week, Reveler Emily Ashley presented a talk at the #JSGeo conference in Austin. First of all, we're so proud of her! Also, we'd like to share some of her points with you. The JSGeo conference gathers folks with an enthusiasm for code and maps. Emily presented a talk on how those with a traditional GIS/geospatial background can share their skills with their wider company, even if their current role isn't focused in that area.
Which brings us to this diagram. Our illustrator, Jason Robinson, updated that well-known "Impostor Syndrome" chart to help depict that there should be no negativity in protecting or wondering what the difference between your skillset and others' knowledge base is.
There is happiness in knowing that all of our skills, backgrounds, and education have partial overlap, and you can create a way to sprinkle your personal abilities and interests into the different projects your company takes on.
So, where, and how, will you share your unique fairy dust at work?