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# Ownership May Prevent Parkinson's Law

If you have X time to complete some tasks and don't have enough motivation, why should you finish them in less time?
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Zettelkasten, May 26, 2021

• If you have $X$ time to complete some tasks and don't have enough motivation, why should you finish them in less time?

• A sense of ownership may be a driver of motivation and may block the effects of Parkinson's Law.

• If you know that your customer needs some feature with urgency (ownership), you may spend $t < X$ time to finish that feature.

• How to create ownership?

• Shift from a project mindset to a product mindset.
• Delegate decisions to the lowest level possible.
• Share information openly.
• Invest in customer empathy.