This note is a part of my Zettelkasten. What is below might not be complete or accurate. It is also likely to change often.
16th August, 2020

Robust systems outperform elaborate plans

  • A creative process requires a flexible system
  • A rigid plan precludes creativity and requires willpower
  • Creating and sticking to a well designed flexible system instead of planning ahead reduces mental fatigue and uses less willpower to operate.
  • Once you start getting habituated to a system, functioning alongside it becomes easier and requires less energy.

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