Just about every VC will push their founders to do as Daft Punk recommends and go "Harder. Faster. Stronger."* This article provides a great counterpoint and explores the value in having a slow burn rate. It comes across a little bit preachy, but stick with it because the real value is right at the end - if you're B2B and you have a long sales cycle, a slow burn rate can be the difference between life and death.

* Credit to Federico Travella of Novicap for this analogy