Seth Godin’s blog – Best practices
If you need an appendectomy, it’s unlikely you’ll die during the operation.
That’s because the surgeon has been trained in hundreds of years of best practices. From Semmelweis to the latest in antibiotics, she knows what’s come before.
Not only that, but the scalpel she uses is the result of 1,000 iterations over the centuries. Every device has been sanitized based on trial and error from the millions of patients who came before you.
Surgery is an engineering project, and it’s based on best practices. Learn from the past, don’t ignore it …