Progress is not directly proportional to activity!

Leadership

Progress is not directly proportional to activity. We may make progress by doing less:

  • Making difficult but sensible choices about cutting unnecessary steps in the process.
  • Deciding to actively descope automations that add no value.
  • By eliminating problems, so we don’t have to spend resources finding their solutions.
  • By setting lower and more realistic expectations.
  • By not pretending to know everything.

Progress is when we are heading towards our goal. The measure is not how much effort we have put to get there. Instead, how quickly we get there by focusing on the things that matter the most.