December 27, 2020

Ever longer


You can plan. You can investigate and think about and read books and talk to the experts. You can do your due diligence. You can make decisions based on the best information available taking into account the risks, the learning curves, the distractions, that you’ll go slow before you go fast. You can be grown up about making reasonable expectations and respecting the flakiness of assumptions.

You can do all that … and still.

When you put the spade in the ground, when you start to do the actual work, then and only  then will you learn whether you’ve made the right decision or not.

You could use that as an argument for taking ever longer to make decisions, or to make quick decisions, to get on with it and to pivot when you need.

Skippy strategy: The fastest way to take decisions is to make decisions,