Thrashing vs Focus
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Squirrel describes a client of his that is "thrashing"—trying to do so many different things that they aren't getting anything finished. We reflect on why this happens, including the idea that being busy feels good while increasing focus can mean disrupting comfortable routines. We suggest asking "why can't we finish this today?" as a forcing mechanism for discovering bottlenecks and alternative approaches.

SHOW LINKS:
- Theory of Constraints: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_constraints
- Domenica DeGrandis, Making Work Visible: https://itrevolution.com/book/making-work-visible/

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