Maintain a sense of progress

A sense of progress is usually hard in one of two ways: Either you’re working in house and everything takes SO LONG to actually change, or you’re doing consulting or agency work, and it seems like you’re just shipping deliverables without it really meaning anything.


Mierle Laderman Ukeles. Manifesto! Maintenance Art – Proposal for an Exhibition. 1969.

“Development: pure individual creation; the new; change; progress; advance; excitement; flight or fleeing. Maintenance: keep the dust off the pure individual creation; preserve the new; sustain the change; protect progress; defend and prolong the advance”