Mediocrity, the root of many evils (not just in software development)

“When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

One of the root causes of many problems I, as much as many other entrepreneurs, face throughout the life of a company ismediocrity. Over the years I have developed an insatiable desire for perfection and excellence in the products and/or services I want put my name behind. To be honest, it isn’t particularly hard to set these types of high standards. Making your organization live by them, however, is a different story; it’s extremely difficult! I still struggle with the execution of some of these standards at times as it is a constant uphill battle. (

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