I love this. It explains a lot of what happens to companies when they grow big. From The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.
Phase 1: When we really have clarity of purpose, it leads to success.
Phase 2: When we have success, it leads to more options and opportunities.
Phase 3: When we have increased options and opportunities, it leads to diffused efforts.
Phase 4: Diffused efforts undermine the very clarity that led to our success in the first place.
Thanks to Gopal Srinivasan for tweeting this link.