Basic principles from business strategy can help us think through how we want to maximize the resources we have in our lives—especially time.
Being a simple leader is a lot harder than generating and wading among complications. It almost always involves more responsibility. Paradoxically, it requires more comfort with complexity, because you have to spend time sifting the complex into simple terms. And it requires tremendous self-confidence, because in a simple leadership environment, there won’t be any question who is responsible when problems arise. But it’s what professionals do.
The difference between good business and changing the world is knowing how to ask “why?” and how to find people who believe the same things about the answer to that question.