The Looking Glass: All About Execution

June’s weekly Twitter threads, in one handy e-mail

Hello there,

You’re looking good. Yeah you.

It’s nice to see people again. It’s nice to do some work again in person

I’m deep in the muddy waters of execution, aka the “actually doing” part after you make a plan, so a lot of the past month’s threads are practical little guides: questions to ask, balls to juggle, reminders to jot down.

Without further adieu…

What does it mean, really, to be excellent at “executing”?

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

June 2nd 2021

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… and am therefore terribly sensitive about.

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

June 9th 2021

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The punchline is that everything depends on context, so don’t get too attached to anyone’s field guides, yours truly’s included.

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

June 17th 2021

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Hint: fewer off-the-cuff opinions; more questions.

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

June 24th 2021

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I consider this really really important and it’s something I wish more product builders paid close attention to, even those who don’t consider themselves data people (*ahem* many designers).

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Julie Zhuo @joulee

July 1st 2021

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Until next month: stay cool, stay safe.

~Julie

Currently: Inspirit. Former Product Design VP @ FB. Author of The Making of a Manager https://amzn.to/2PRwCyW. Find me @joulee. I love people, words, and food.

Currently: Inspirit. Former Product Design VP @ FB. Author of The Making of a Manager https://amzn.to/2PRwCyW. Find me @joulee. I love people, words, and food.