The power of great people (why “good enough” won’t cut it)

February 5, 2008

While on the topic of hiring, my friend Auren just wrote a great article as to why great people are so much more valuable than good people, especially for engineers.

As Auren puts it: “In markets characterized by winner takes-all – increasingly true in a globalized world – you need the very best; “good enough” will no longer cut it when against intense competition. These are the people that build great and lasting companies. Companies that are lucky are built on the backs of good people.”

Read the full article at:
http://summation.typepad.com/summation/2008/02/the-power-of-gr.html

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