Date: June 11, 2013

Author: JT

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Why Must It Be Done "This" Way?

Have you ever stopped, thought, and asked yourself the question? When I consult with companies this is a common type of thinking that is often lacking.

The reasons for doing something a certain way often change over time. Frequently the justification completely disappears. Yet, if no one asks, “…why must it be done this way?” the activity or way of thinking often continues unabated. We see it all the time.

Constraints Add Color to Your Life

Simply having constraints can improve your creativity, challenge you to do your best. In the case of an automatic camera, removing the automation serves to sharpen your focus on getting the picture right.

What constraints do you set before yourself? Which constraints in your life, perhaps placed there with intent, make your life more colorful, more rewarding as a result?