Andy Grove was the CEO of Intel, with an astounding record of success and an inspiring personal story. He also wrote a couple of great books. His most popular is Only the Paranoid Survive. My favorite is High Output Management, which I think is one of the very best books about management ever written.
I went looking for some advice from Andy Grove that would apply to writers as well as managers. Here’s what I found from an interview with Grove on the Harvard Business School Working Knowledge site.
“Figuring out what to do is important. But doing it and doing it well is equally important.”
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