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What Is 'Flow'? (Systems)

Every system has Flows: movements of resources in and out of the system.

Inflows are resources moving into the system, like water into a sink.

Outflows are resources moving out of the system, like money out of a bank account.

Understand the Flows to understand the system.

Questions About 'Flows'


"A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it."

Frank Herbert, science fiction novelist and author of _Dune_


From Chapter 9:

Understanding Systems


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Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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