Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Innovation is as much about "not doing" as "doing"

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away..
 - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Steve Jobs says: “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on.  But that’s not what it means at all.  It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully.  I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done.  Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.

Full article here.


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