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Untrack: Letting Go of the Stress of Measuring

Untrack: Letting Go of the Stress of Measuring

Nov 20, 2012-- "There are a few old management adages that seem to run like a current through our society, powering our work and personal lives: "You can't manage what you don't measure" and "You are what you measure" and "You get what you measure". And I've fallen for it myself. At various times, I've tracked workouts, miles run, everything I've eaten, every single work task I complete, progress towards goals, my weight, my body fat percentage... expenses, earnings, debt, website visitors, ad clicks, tweets, followers, and on and on. Sometimes I've tracked a few of these at the same time." What if there was a better way? (13300 reads)


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