Crises are perfect for strategy assessment and regrouping

November 23, 2022
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Strategy | Business Models | Tech

10,000 iterations, not 10,000 hours

I’ve seen recently that Facebook is laying off 11k employees. Since last year they recruited…14k.

I came across a blog post from Basecamp’s CEO saying that they only have 80 people. I used their platform for some projects, alongside with Asana and sometimes Slack. Doing benchmarking with other companies from this niche I see something strange.

Crises are perfect for strategy assessment and regrouping.


how many employees do you really need?



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