The phrase “slow is fast” is well known in engineering circles. It has origins in the military phrase “slow is smooth and smooth is fast”, and it’s a form of uncommon sense. Everybody seems to know it’s true, but very few companies are good at putting it into practice: particularly when they’re under pressure and they need it the most.
…ism” but held up as something to admire, because “Bezos built a business from nothing!” Not really. His parents invested nearly $250,000 in Amazon when he started the company. Having parents who can kick in a quarter of a million dollars isn’t starting from nothing.