Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Sense of urgency


One thing I’ve come to realize is that urgency is overrated. In fact, I’ve come to believe urgency is poisonous. Urgency may get things done a few days sooner, but what does it cost in morale? Few things burn morale like urgency. Urgency is acidic.
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Jason Fried of 37Signals neglects to mention one aspect that seems to come back over and over to haunt those of us who live with "urgency"; that it costs dearly to rework things that were done in a hurry.


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