Monday, April 05, 2010

Matching Profit to Principle

Wisdom sometimes comes from strange places. As a young boy, I learned perhaps the most useful lesson of my life from a television episode of Have Gun - Will Travel (1960, "The Campaign of Billy Banjo"), in which Paladin (played by Richard Boone) bluntly asserts that " sole professional secret is to make profit agree with principle..." I have leveraged those words as guidance so many times over the years -- such is a life in enterprise...


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