What to know before selling to Google: Best of the Web reads

What I wish I had known before selling to Google: Jonathan Sposato, founder of Phatbits and Picnik tells Inc. what he would have done differently if he had his time again. Here’s a spoiler, Sposato would still have sold to Google – but he wouldn’t have agreed to stay on for four years feeling like “a salary man”. And he would have made sure Google’s vision for his businesses was a lot clearer.

Five myths about introverts and extroverts at work: Adam Grant writes in the Huffington Post that introverts have come out of the woodwork. He says it’s all thanks to Susan Cain’s “life-altering book” Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Before reading it, introversion was seen as a liability in the workplace. Now it can be an advantage.

Nine things really productive people refuse to do: If you want to be more productive, don’t start by taking on new habits and routines. Instead, do less, says Bill Murphy Jr in Inc. The most productive people know how to stay focused and how to say no – but most importantly, they know how to delegate and outsource.

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