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Twitter’s Evan Williams: Knowing Oneself

In ! Jen, Change, News on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 11:49 pm

I’ve been absent from this blog since June. But seeing the high view stats, I’m guessing RSS robots must check for updates, so here’s one.

News of interest I’ve come across in the last week have included that of Twitter founder Evan Williams stepping down as CEO. While it seems Williams had his fair share of Emperor’s new clothes moments with people- and general management missteps, it’s notable that he had the judgment and humility to know where his talent better fits. And remarkable that he followed through with action.

It goes without saying the higher up, the harder it is to take such action. But I’m guessing Twitter will be the stronger, in changes yet to be forecast from Williams’ title change alone. Eyes on!

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