Done is better than perfect (or, How I learned to embrace imperfection)

Ashley Kodak Leadership

I’ll never forget the first time I heard this philosophy. I had joined inVision not a few weeks earlier and we were in a team meeting discussing the development of a new product. After much discussion and wordsmithing and getting into the weeds of detail, Wendy Ferris, Partner at inVision, said “Done is better than perfect, guys”. It was a …

Results or Excuses?

Wendy Ferris Leadership

“You can have results or excuses. Not both.” –  Jeremiah Kite I have heard this quote effectively applied to fitness goals, but it recently popped into my head during a board meeting as I listened to a senior leader awkwardly explaining why he hadn’t achieved the expected results in his project. What amazed me was that in a room full …