Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” – Samuel Johnson
We’ve all heard that saying, “Measure twice, cut once.” It’s good advice meant to make sure you get what you envisioned.
When used as it is meant to be understood, it is good. When used as an excuse not to proceed, it is self-defeating.
In the context of an organization, it is good and advisable to have policies.
Policies equip and empower an organization to fulfill its mission.
The problem comes when policies are used to hide behind; preventing us from actually doing the work that we’re mandated to do.
Yes, do measure twice, but then cut already!
I mean, why start something if you’re not willing to take some risks?
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