Top Takeaways from Andy Grove’s High Output Management

“Stanford Business School or Y Combinator?” Because I went through both, I get that question sometimes.

“Apply to both,” I reply, “they’re each amazing. YC is outstanding preparation for building an early stage company, and Stanford for leading as an executive and board member. But if you’re managing a company, do one more thing: read HIGH OUTPUT MANAGEMENT.”

The book is legendary in Silicon Valley. It’s a crash course for middle managers by former Intel CEO Andy Grove, with a foreword by Ben Horowitz, and praise from Mark Zuckerberg, John Doerr, Marc Andresseen, and leaders across the tech industry.

To quote former Apple board member Bill Campbell: “High Output Management is a bible that every entrepreneur and every manager in the country should look at, read and understand.” It costs ten bucks. It takes a day to complete. It’s

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  • Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products a new peak of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to CoinShares.

Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products reached a new high of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to data from digital assets investment firm CoinShares.

The new record broke the previous quarterly high of $3.9 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, CoinShares data show. Year to date, bitcoin has seen the highest inflows at $3.3 billion. Ethereum followed with $731 million.

Crypto assets under management, according to CoinShares, have also risen to $55.8 billion versus $37.6 billion at the end of 2020.

Bitcoin in March has staged another strong rally after an already impressive February, soaring to $61,742 on March 13. It has so far breached the $1 trillion market capitalization mark three times this

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