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Seeing Email Subject Lines as If They Were Your Attempt to Document Code and Street Smart Work

by Larry Chiang on November 21, 2019

By Larry Chiang
Problem: new founders and pre Entrepreneurs will email once and then give up
Counterintuitive but true = Sending 10-15 email updates is not spamming. It’s an avalanche of documentation. 
There are fans of this type of hustle. There are critics and detractors. 

Nick Spiller (@Nick_Spiller)
??@ntippmann?? you are not a fan. You are on the team. You’re my midwest scout. Need the updates like a FedEx Package like ??@LarryChiang?? says


So Nick Spiller brings up an important point that I bring up over and over. Can you update your complex work progress at least as effectively as the rudimentary protocol for tracking an envelope?

I wrote an article called, *What a CS Major CEO Can Learn from a FedEx Package*. It’s in my, “What They Dont Teach You At Stanford Business School” blog 

Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang)
What a CS Major CEO Can Learn from a FedEx Package | “What They Dont Teach You At Stanford Business School” …tstanfordbusinessschool.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/wha…

Conceptualizing. And taking paper notes that are a diagram that spiders into dozens of emails. 
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#cs183larrychiang is about hiding the hard inquiry. 


>> Life hacking. 

Seeing email subject lines as if they were your attempt to document code

Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang)
>> Life hacking. 

Seeing email subject lines as if they were your attempt to document code
#cs183email pic.twitter.com/MxinaYkleZ


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Conceptualizing and know that taking paper notes helps to diagram. This then spiders into dozens of emails. 


Set your smartphone down if you’d like to execute 
Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang)
4/ Your smartphone is a terrible opiate. 

If you’re in the room, be in the room. Your iPhone teleports you somewhere else. Working the room is a process of grinding and grinding. Opium won’t ease the difficulty of attempting an at-bat

Put the phone down and use #cs183paper pic.twitter.com/Kx8tu6b5uw

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