4 Witty Names for Overdoing Things Upfront, and How Much Is “Lagom”?

“We’ve many names for the things we love” is a proverbial phrase (its Swedish equivalent basically swaps “things” for “child”). Which in turn makes me wonder if human nature loves overdoing the upfront spadework and sometimes even prefers it to making things take shape. Contrary to what IT-people tend to believe, IT is not alone in the overdoing trap.