Remember The Tortoise

Let's all slow down: The notion that speed always wins has crashed

Everything about the past two years was fast. Too fast. Instant formation of new companies followed by quick initial public offerings. Rapid failures and sudden stock plunges. Books such as The 10-Second Internet Man@ger and magazines called Fast Company. Fast talkers pulling fast ones on impatient investors. So here's my suggestion for 2001: Let's slow down. Just because computers run at the speed of light doesn't mean we have to.

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