Good to Great

2006 October 3

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't

Although the title isn't great, it's still a great book. One of Jim Collins' points of philosophy is his "Hedgehog Concept." According to Jim, hedgehogs understand that the essence of profound insight is simplicity. He elaborates further on these animals that -- "They see what is essential, and ignore the rest." -- which sounds an awfully lot like the tenth Law law10. I sincerely hope I haven't inadvertently upset these little fellas.