Here’s a post I wrote a few years back as part of a previous project, SelfAssemblySites. To my pleasant surprise it stands up and proves evergreen and is still relevant to business minded people, productivity hackers and also for those getting through personal challenges. It begins…
“A chain is no stronger than its weakest link”
This is the main underlying principle of TOC or the Theory of Constraints. You know when that clever little improvement you made to that process seemed to work at that moment, yet didn’t speed up your overall project at all? Can you remember a time when you put a lot of effort into something in one area only for a small problem in another area to reduce, block or delay your expected result?
If so, then this little piece of handy management science might be helpful to you…. CONTINUE READING