330/365 A few big generic decisions

There is an overhead cost to any good decision: It requires argument and debate, time for reflection and concentration, and energy expended to ensure superb execution. So, given this overhead cost, it’s far better to zoom out and make a few big generic decisions that can apply to a large number of specific situations, to find a pattern within—in short, to go from chaos to concept.

  • From “The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done”
    by Peter F. Drucker
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