“Most strengths have corresponding weaknesses. If you try to manage or mitigate a given weakness, you might also eliminate the corresponding strength.”
Ben Casnocha spent two years working as Reid Hoffman’s Chief of Staff and during that time learned a ton of powerful lessons from the LinkedIn co-founder and venture capitalist.
He compiled many of them into these 16 lessons learned from Reid Hoffman including that the best way to get a busy person’s attention is to help them, to be clear on your specific level of engagement on a project, and that a key to good partnerships is to identify and emphasize any misaligned incentives.
Btw, I found this in Trevor McKendrick’s newsletter.