things i've learned at clay
simplicity vs configurability isn’t a binary, it’s a spectrum. we have to pick where we
are on that spectrum based on business context: who we’re targeting and current
technological limitations and market need.
there are always going to be unknowns, so it’s more important to pick a direction
and move towards it then perfecting an ideal solution from the get go.
there is a balance to be found between deep thought and fast execution. Good product work entails understanding how and when to switch between those hats.
it's important to know what questions you're asking so that you recognize the people and solutions that can be of use to you when you come across them either intentionally or serendipitously