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Better is Better

Posted by Nick Papadopoulos on Dec 4, 2018 8:55:00 AM


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I think Seth Godin is a gifted writer and his latest blog post inspired me to write this one.

I often hear the phrase “bigger is better.”

I will push back on that.

When you’re small, you can be nimble, you can invent, and you can take risks and make long-term bets. You’re not under pressure to meet some fictitious quota. You don’t have to curtail R&D investments in lieu of profits. You don’t have to answer to shareholders who care only about the next quarter. You have the choice to innovate and make something better.

I tell my team that what we offer is not for everyone. We are not seeking the masses. We don’t want to be a commodity. Rather, we seek to build a relationship with clients as partners rather than pursue a transaction. We want the opportunity to shine, to create, and to delight. We feel we can do that best as a smaller company and scale in other ways, better ways. We call this being “strategically small.” 

Bigger is not necessarily better. Better is better.

Here’s a link to Seth Godin’s post if you’d like to read it.


Topics: Cost Estimator, Cost Estimating Solution, Cost Estimating, Eos Group, Small Business, Seth Godin

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