I saw a fantastic article this morning by

Tim O’Reilly

Tim O’Reilly, who heads up O’Reilly Media.  In How I failed: Six lessons learned Tim addresses a few key areas where he wishes he’d done better over the years:

  1. People hear only half the story
  2. “That’s how it’s done”
  3. Cash and control
  4. Tolerating mediocrity
  5. Hiring supplements, not complements
  6. I’ll take care of that

Tim’s a very good writer, so his explanations and examples are superb.  And these are great lessons we can all learn from, because they’re not specific to his publishing industry.

Instead, this is about the kind of organization he’s been building.

Go check it out – it’s well worth the time!

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