Beware Tractability Bias | Scott H Young - Deepstash
Understanding tractability bias

People crave progress. But that desire can distort what we work on. Some pursuits are more easily measured than others. This leads to tractability bias - the tendency to focus on goals with...

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With real work, frustrations and fatigue get bigger with each failure. If we don't show signs of success, we may abandon a project altogether. It's much easier to work on routine tasks that...

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Tractable tasks are easier. Most people will reach for the easier tasks, increasing competition for that work.

But people often shrink back from complicated work. If you can slog through the...

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There are efforts we can make in our productivity that can keep us from easy satisfaction.

  • Elevate the status of your sincere attempts. Measure your day by the deep wo...

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