Harvard Business Review excerpts Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

Corporations Weren’t Designed to Run on Code

Plants grow, people grow, even whole forests, jungles, and coral reefs grow — but eventually, they stop. This doesn’t mean they’re dead. They’ve simply reached a level of maturity where health is not about getting bigger, but about sustaining vitality. There may be a turnover of cells, organisms, and even entire species, but the whole system learns to maintain itself over time, without the obligation to grow.

Companies deserve to work this way as well.

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