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“Success breed complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” – Andy Grove

“Success breed complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” – Andy Grove

Hard to believe Andy Grove’s book, “Only the Paranoid Survive” was written 25 years ago, now – it still makes so much sense. Joining Intel in 1968 on the day of its incorporation (he was employee #3, right behind the co-founders) due to his experience and knowledge of...
“Never change things by fighting the existing reality…to change something build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

“Never change things by fighting the existing reality…to change something build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

While most changes to business models are incremental, we should always be looking to see how we can make our existing model obsolete by replacing it with something new. Incremental changes are, of course, much easier to copy and so any such changes will only give you...