The Value of Systems

by Michael Lennington

If I visited your workplace would I see consistency or chaos?  Would I observe structure or fire-fighting? Would I first notice the processes, or the ad-hoc activities?  If chaos, fire-fighting, and ad-hoc activities describe parts of your business, you may need better systems.

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Michael LenningtonThe Value of Systems

Routine

by Michael Lennington

If you search for inspiring quotes on the power of personal routine, you will find an interesting thing; people are generally in one of two camps.

Here’s a sample of what I mean:

Routine in an intelligent man is a sign of ambition.” W.H. Auden, or

“The less routine, the more life.” Amos Bronson Alcott.

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Michael LenningtonRoutine