Beating Expectations – Consistent and Regular Outperformance

Over at the 500 Hats blog, Dave McClure writes that Failure is hardly the worst thing that can happen to you in Silicon Valley.

To all of us who strive for unlikely outcomes, it is this dual challenge of consistent and regular outperformance which is our real nightmare. In fact, it’s almost certifiably insane to sign up for such a goal – like agreeing to break a world record, and then keep breaking it over and over again, while maintaining perspective and focus, as well as the emotional stability necessary to lead and grow your team. Who the hell believes they can do that? Who the hell isn’t afraid they’ll falter, somewhere along the way?

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