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The metaphor is as follows: Imagine a financial committee meeting to discuss a three-point agenda.
The simpler a topic, the more people will have an opinion about it. However, when we mostly understand a topic, we feel compelled to say something, lest we look foolish.
With any topic, we should seek out the inputs from those who have done the work to have an opinion. If...
Also known as “bike-shedding" the Law of Triviality states that the amount of time spent discussing an issue in an organization is inversely proportioned to its actual importance. Minor issues will be discussed more, while complex issues will be discussed less.
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