I was listening to the interview with Pieter Levels on MFM , and was struck by his approach to avoiding potential frustrations, since they could derail his ability to spend time on what matters. It feels like the default in the U.S. is to collect responsibilities into your life that eat up your energy & time. I was very impressed by the choices that he makes in his life & towards the things in his life to retain his lifestyle freedom and avoid friction.
“If you can afford it, you can reduce the headaches of ownership…Ownership is a big hassle, shit breaks all the time. [paraphrased: My time is better spent working on my apps than managing owning things]” - Pieter Levels
The lack of a system is still a system, in the same way that the lack of a decision is a form of decision. You chose to delay making a choice. It's a choice to not expend energy making a system, and let one form organically out of chaos.
This is my living reference doc for to explore potential ways to reduce the amount of institutional knowledge a group relies on.
I saw 'The Man in the Arena' - and he wears LED-tipped gloves and a snazzy hooded boxer's robe.