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My notes from reading 'Better: A surgeon's notes on performance'

First off, this was a great read - a great window into the literal and figurative world of medicine.  Highly recommend it not just as a well-written book, but as it also has a lot of readily transposable ideas.  I read this at the recommendation of: https://leezukor.com/  and under the contextual influence of "how do OKRs work, anyhow?".
My own analysis & thoughtsBig theme of the systems principle 'make information visible' - publish results, don't hide results anywhere! (e.g. org-public OKRs)Measuring "intangibles" can be a powerful innovation (e.g. How to measure anything, Hubbard)Balanced KRs important everywhere (point/counterpoint)"What the best may have, above all, is a capacity to learn and change - and to do so faster than everyone else."Change is possible with just one person - be a positive deviant!  Note how a number of individuals were referenced below.Diligence rang out loud and clear to me - Personal mastery (Fifth Disciplin…