Whether one is talking about product development, dog training, weight loss, or just about anything else, “go slow to go fast” is a reliable basic principle. In carpentry it’s the “measure twice, cut once” rule.
In a just-in-time, instant results world, the kind of patience required for lasting change is countercultural, and, for those at the vanguard, disappointing, discouraging and a potential indication of failure.
The human change that makes social transformation possible takes longer than we want it to, but if we work against that, we waste time.
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