Ready, Aim, Aim, Aim…
Slow and steady wins the race.
There’s a part of me that agrees with that. If a company pro- duces a high-quality, consistent product and keeps moving slowly forward, it can get somewhere. But on the other hand, organizations that aren’t willing to challenge the status quo or risk some expo- sure will never get to where they might have gotten.
Afew years back, one of the consumer packaged goods companies I consult with saw that they had become very much of a risk-adverse company and were loosing market share because of it. They made a conscious effort to try to get their people more comfortable with taking risk. One concrete way they did this was by encouraging employees