Is it Good Enough?

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Originally posted on Startup Daily Blog – Jan 26th, 2011

Envision being great in all that you do, but beware the law of diminishing returns. To be effective with limited resources you must learn when and where to accept the mediocre. If you labor to make every detail of your product or service flawless, you will accomplish a lot less than you could otherwise.

The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

Make the truly important stuff—your core offering—great, make the rest good enough.

By age 19 Ben Casnocha had founded three companies—and written this book. My Start-Up Life: What a (Very) Young CEO Learned on His Journey Through Silicon Valley is part narrative, part manual for entrepreneurs. The book is packed with lessons learned, insights, and great advice from Ben and his impressive circle of friends and advisors.

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