I heard a great quote from Chuck Harris, long-time CEO of the South Hampton YMCA. He’s been in the game a long time, about to retire actually. Here is what he said:
“Best practices is the new box of mediocrity.” Oh I really love this.
See there really aren’t best practices anymore. Or if you do get to a point where you can script out your best practices, they are obsolete the moment you type “Best….”.
Why mediocre? Best practices take too long to assess, create and teach. Likely your work landscape has changed throughout this period. If so, the result will