#067 – Buffer (Essentialism Pt 17) [Podcast]

The problem is that very few people know what buffer is, let alone ever experience it. So why don’t we have any? Why are we so overcommitted and crazy-busy?



Life is a long-distance run not a sprint. If you and I are going to be effective over the long-term, we have to create buffer and pace ourselves.

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“Buffer” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • The Need for Buffer
  • Extreme Preparation
  • The Planning Fallacy
  • Adding 50% to Your Estimates
  • Conduct Scenario Planning

“Buffer” Episode Resources

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