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The Big Lie of “Good, Fast, Cheap”

One of them is never optional, and sometimes you can’t even pick two.

Surely you’ve heard it before. The iron triangle of service: good, fast, cheap — pick two. You can never have all three, as the saying goes.

Venn diagram of good, fast, cheap — pick two

Cheap + Fast = low quality
Good + Cheap = too slow
Fast + Good = expensive

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Benek Lisefski

Benek Lisefski

I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co