Focus on Impacts, not Efforts

Edmond Lau
4 min readMay 28, 2022
Photo by Chase Clark on Unsplash

What does it mean to focus on impacts and not efforts? Work and professional life are essentially a marathon, not a sprint. So we should focus on outcomes and not outputs. This is particularly important with small teams and startups, where resources are scarce. Leaders should be frugal with our people’s time to focus on meaningful work, streamline processes, and remove as many roadblocks as possible. Therefore, we should optimize for…