David Strittmatter

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from David: founder & CEO, ex-MBB consultant, & top 1% business graduate

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Goal Achievement

Almost every failed startup has a product but lacks traction

Traction is growth. The pursuit of traction is what defines a startup – Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares in Traction Dear friend, I just finished reading Traction: How Any Startup …

Goal Achievement

Consulting Taught Me to how to Achieve even my Biggest Dream – Here’s How

A problem well stated is a problem half solved. – John Dewey Dear friend, A key skill you learn in consulting is to break down even the largest problems into …

Goal Achievement

From Mediocre to Great – How to Achieve Greatness in Work

When leaders tolerate mediocrity, it’s a cancer that spreads like wildfire – Frank Sonnenberg Dear friend, What distinguishes great from mediocre work? Even a little experience in a particular domain …


From Complaints to Commitment: The Power of Effective Feedback

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. – Bill Gates Dear friend, In the week of February 27th, I will attend the Green Business …

Goal Achievement

Assertiveness: The key to the best possible life

Staying silent is like a slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. – Shannon L. …

Goal Achievement

3 new habits I test in 2023

We don’t learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience – John Dewey Dear friend, At the end of every year, I ask myself and write down a set …