“Better” is the Enemy of “Good Enough”

Better is the enemy of good enough–This phrase is attributed to Sergey Gorshkov, the commander in chief of the Soviet Navy from 1956 to 1985, who managed it’s dramatic expansion during the Cold War. Perfectionists get this wrong, siding with “Better.” Entrepreneurs who prosper, for the most part, side with [...]

Peter Drucker on Why Entrepreneurs Reject Unexpected Success

When Peter Drucker passed away in November of 2005, Inc. Magazine assembled collection of articles, book reviews, and interviews from their archives entitled "Peter Drucker: an Intellectual Compass" to honor his legacy. The first one listed is longtime editor-in-chief George Gendron's interview "Flashes of Genius" for the May 1996. Gendron's [...]

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