Theory Of Constraints: The Key To Better Decisions

Dr. Alan Barnard
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
"The fundamental assumption that we have to challenge when we switch from multitasking to single tasking is we assume that the sooner we start something, the sooner we will finish it. As soon as we do 3 things or more, that assumption no longer holds."
Dr. Alan Barnard


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Get ready to have your multitasking myths shattered and your mind blown!

Join us for an eye-opening episode with Dr. Alan Barnard! 

In this episode, we'll learn why multitasking is a myth, challenge basic assumptions, and discover 5 steps to better decision making. 

Plus, you'll get a glimpse into the world of problem definition and the Theory of Constraints. And if that's not enough, we'll explore the fascinating topic of flow in organizations. 

Are you ready to flow with the punches? Tune in now.


In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Why Multitasking Doesn't Work (0:34)
  • Challenging Basic Assumptions (10:30)
  • 5 Steps To Better Decision Making (16:27)
  • The Skill of Problem Definition (27:35)
  • The Theory of Constraints (29:19)
  • 3 Types Of Flow Within 3 Organizations (41:18)


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Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

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