The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Atul Gawande. A reader recently pointed out that I hadn’t covered his most recent book, The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right. I had only covered an interesting subset of the book—why we fail. In this post, we’ll take a quick look at some other parts of the book. To put us in the proper context, we’re smart. Not scary smart but smart enough. the volume and complexity of what we know has exceeded our individual ability to deliver its benefits correctly, safely, or reliably. To overcome this we need a strategy. In response to increasing complexity we’ve become more specialized. The response of the medical profession, like most others, is to move from specialization to super-specialization. Modern professions, like medicine, with their dazzling successes and spectacular failures, pose a significant: challenge: “What do you do when expertise is not enough? The origins of the checklist. Of course everyone wanted to know what had happened.
Related: Time Management
• Personal Organization
• ORGANIZATION & PRODUCTIVITY & TO DO LISTS