95% of deadlines are malleable

I’ve written about the idea of deadlines maybe once or twice before — here and here come to mind — but as I’ve gotten older and worked with more people, it’s something I’ve understood less and less. Let me outline a few quick things here:

The Friday Deadline: This I perhaps understand least of all. If it’s Friday 11am, I maybe get it a little bit more. But Friday EOD usually means something isn’t getting…

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Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer

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NYC boy down in TX right now. Writing about work, management, leadership, friendships, relationships, and just general life. Let’s connect and talk more.