Loved this chapter in ReWork… love it as a post. I’m assuming you don’t consider the 8 week cycles, plans?
Is that because of the autonomy you give in implementation or is it because it is “only” 8 weeks?
I love this sentiment, though I do struggle as to when I should embrace planning or prework and when I should realize it is just guessing and not give it the weight that comes with “plans”.
I find myself struggling with anything that assumes it will de-risk an initiative significantly. Planning as a sure-fire way to de-risk feels like a fallacy.
On the same token… can’t remember the exact quote, but there is something to:
The value is in the planning, not in the plan
Highlighting that thinking strategically and having a vision you are driving towards is important… not the plan itself.