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Working at Warp Speed by Barry Flicker

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1Warp Speed Poisoning

So much to do and so little time—it’s the mantra of warp speed. Whenever we depend on others to help us deliver results by a deadline, which is really what projects are all about, the problem grows worse. It can feel like climbing up a wall of sand: the harder we dig in, the more quickly the ground crumbles away beneath us. Working this way can rob us of our joy, undermine a marriage, and destroy our health. Many of us have been working this way for so long it may seem inevitable. It’s not. In fact, this way of working is unsustainable. That’s why Christi and her team have asked to participate in my Project Master Class. They desperately need some help discovering a way out.

As I prepared the flip charts for our morning ...

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