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May 11, 2022, 8:40 a.m. | David Heinemeier Hansson (dhh@hey.com)

David Heinemeier Hansson hey.com


As companies mature, grow departments, accumulate staff, and develop reliable streams of revenue, it gets structurally harder and harder to make the big decisions that might upset the applecart. This is the familiar scene of The Innovator's Dilemma.

The more of everything there is, the higher the stakes appear, and the less likely professional management at most mature companies is to risk it on a big call. But, as Clayton Christensen tells us, the biggest risk of all is …

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