Mastery – Success Equals Preparation

Maxims And Truisms, Success equals preparation meeting opportunity, mastery,eminence

Success equals preparation

While flipping through some old papers the day I  saw this maxim scribbled down on a piece of paper. This maxim has proven true for many.  there is a high likelihood that folks with a military background have heard it somewhere along the way.

Success Maxim

Success equals preparation meeting opportunity.
This concept is, also sometime said as:

What is Conley’s law?

Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms, And Definitions, Conley’s Law, What is Conley’s law

Acronyms, Abbreviations, Terms, And Definitions

Conley’s Law

Any organization that designs a system (defined more broadly here than just information systems) will inevitably produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure.


–“How Do Committees Invent?”, Melvin E. Conway, 1968


Related References

Harvard Business School

Exploring the Duality between Product and Organizational Architectures: A Test of the “Mirroring” Hypothesis