Entrepreneur Strategy: 1000 Flowers Versus a Sequoia

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By Nilofer Merchant (Contributing Writer, Harvard Business Review)

1000 flowers vs. the sequoiaPeople like Women 2.0 Co-Founder & CEO Shaherose –- creative, entrepreneurial types –- are flooded with good ideas. The question for her as well as for all of us is this: Given the many ways we can spend our energy, how do we get the biggest impact we want?

There are two approaches: Do many things. Do one thing and do it ridiculously well. Or as I like to think of it: 1000 flowers vs. Sequoias.

Read the full post at “The Biggest Impact”.

About the guest blogger: Nilofer Merchant is a corporate advisor and speaker on innovation methods. Her first book, The New How, offering a handbook for setting direction collaboratively to achieve results, was published in 2010. Follow her on Twitter at @nilofer or sign up to get her blog at www.nilofermerchant.com.