This is what competition teaches you . . .

I’m reading My golden rule, a compilation of words of wisdom from business giants.

This one reallyresonates with me. Love it:

I always have an eye on the competition, but it’s not to do what they’re doing. It’s to see where the holes are.

That’s from Geraldine Laybourne, the “Chairman” (at least according to Biz 2.0) and CEO of Oxygen Media.

That’s one of the smartest things I’ve ever heard about why you maintain competitive intelligence.