[Question] How to balance between process and outcome?

I’ve been thinking recently about how to balance between process (how I get work done) and outcomes (what I achieve). I thought I’d ask the LessWrong community to see if anyone else has thoughts about this they’d like to share. I feel like both are important, but outcomes is a more long-term focus thing and process more of a daily thing. Outcomes are like long-running experiments for how you judge between different styles of process? In cases where it’s hard to get reliable outcome answers, when failing at hard things or succeeding at easy things, or timeframes are long, or uncertainty high, it can be tempting to over-update on limited evidence. Is it then better to test process types on easier examples and then extrapolate to harder ones?

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