When someone drops the “organised chaos” comment, what they’re really saying is one of two things:
– it’s actual chaos, or
– you’re not very good a describing it clearly (and if you’re not very good a describing it, you’re probably not very good at organising it, and if you’re not very good at organising it … it’s probably actual chaos).
Either way, and even if it was meant as a friendly joke, it’s not a good review and probably isn’t a comfortable place to be. Especially for everyone who’s natural place is anywhere other than the right-brain extreme of the organised-chaos spectrum (everyone?) and who’re are struggling with the lack of structure, decision-making bottlenecks, random processes and the feast and famine of crazy-busy and hanging-around.
So … a little less chaos and a little more structure goes a long way.
Who, does what, by when.
Skippy strategy: It starts with a white-board.
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