Thursday, March 22, 2007

So, what's more important?

From the book, Ideation - The birth and death of ideas

Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people” – David Sarnoff

Bingo. :-) Have rambled quite a lot on this topic - here, here, here and here. But, I have not been able to put it so well!

PS: I might as well add - collaboration has the capacity to bring out the best in products as well as people provided we have the attitude, patience, (collaboration) skills, tools and "time". Competition is like a steroid, effective in the short run but detrimental in the long. Collaboration is like natural nourishment, probably slow but healthy.

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