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Bringing the Best Out of Best Practices




Apple does it this way. Google does it that way. Microsoft would never do this. A few ultra-successful companies serves as a model for every company. To dominate our arena is something we all strive for. It's natural to copy the best in an attempt to be the best. 

Every company is unique. Different cultures, products, goals. There's no one-size-fits-all way of doing things. Thinking so only creates a false sense of structure and certainty. If we do X, we'll achieve Y.

Oversimplification causes oversight. No prescription works for every patient. No playbook works for every team.

Best practices are sharpened through individual trial and error. Copying another's ignores our unique goals and challenges. 

Studying the best is a great starting point, but it's not the destination. They must be adapted. 

Start small. Experiment. Work and rework. Eventually you'll develop the best practices that work best for you. 



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