stick to the knitting

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Is a phrase coined by Tom Peters and Robert Waterman in their best-selling management book of the 1980s, In Search of Excellence. It means that a business should do what it is good at and not become distracted by diversifying into totally different activities or enterprises. Any acquisition or internal diversification is more likely to be successful the closer it is to the existing activities and expertise of the business.

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