Decision fatigue, or indecision fatigue?

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    Excellent article. +1 for "Rocket Surgery" nugget. Love it.
     
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    Although I am the first to admit that my GTD processes need work, I cannot tolerate the stress that an Inbox of more than a dozen items (or an overflowing paper inbox) generates. 'Indecision fatigue', or 'indecision stress' is a good descriptor - thanks :)
     
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    kelstarrising I know some stuff about GTD

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    I am happily married to a rocket surgeon.
     
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    The engineers who manage to cobble together a repair in space with whatever is already on board and bring astronauts home safely, like Apollo 13.

    Colloquially, someone who can get things done with whatever tools are available but with a great outcome.

    See also Macgyver
     
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    Well yes it is, in biomedical/life sciences the term is usually translated into "Sheep Happens... Genetics is a Bitch" ;-) Or at least my version is. <smile>
     
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    I think I first heard that term from Steve Krug's book, Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems. (And Steve is a GTD practitioner.)
     
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    Is rocket surgery - surgery on a rocket or surgery by a rocket or surgery using a rocket?
     
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    Yes, I'm pretty sure that the only good answer to your question is yes.
     
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    I guess it is just surgery ... :)
     

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