Thursday, August 18, 2011

Don’t Let Perfection Be The Enemy of Great

Just heard this paraphrase of the classic Voltaire quote (“Don’t let perfection be the enemy of the good”) in a demo.  The customer was very interested in the offering, which clearly offered terrific value, and asked about capabilities net yet implemented.  The presenter responded, “Don’t let perfection be the enemy of great” as a way of telling the customer that the offering in its current form would make substantial improvements to the customer’s process and bottom line – and to move forward now rather than waiting (potentially forever!) for additional capabilities that might make it better…

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