Early retirement whys: Pointless workplace loopback tasks

Alex Ellie
4 min readNov 24, 2022

If there’s one thing about doing my job — both current and past — that I hate, it’s pointless inefficiencies. And there is no bigger outrageous inefficiency than doing something, having another go at it in a different way, and then going right back to where you first started.

I don’t know how it’s ever acceptable to work on a task by tearing it up, starting all over…

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Alex Ellie

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