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I posted this internally to Medium employees February 12, 2015 (the same day I posted it here). See Hatching Inside Medium for more context.

The One-Dayer

I am a big believer in constraint as a force for driving creativity, focus, and insights. Also, as a key to getting shit done.

We’ve all had experiences where as individuals — or more likely as a team — we’ve seen amazing things accomplished in a very short period of time. At the end of a project with a hard deadline. At a 24-hour hackathon. On a short weekend in Vegas.

One of the biggest reasons…

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