Sometimes, people with slow systems say that step 1 of Method R is difficult because every task is important, and every task is slow. Method R was designed in exactly these situations. Even when everything is slow, you see, something is the business’s most important thing to fix first.
Often, fixing one task collaterally fixes others as well. Regardless of whether you’re lucky enough for that to happen, Method R is designed so that the most important tasks get fixed first.