There are too many extra, unnecessary processes are taking up all your time.
There are mechanism to allow for the intentional devotion of time and effort towards creative thinking and group brainstorming about subtraction.
Your organizational subtraction efforts are uncoordinated, disorganized, and unfocused, making them ineffectual as well.
The organization has grown too bloated with unnecessary events, products or personnel.
There is no clear point person to assist with simplification and subtraction efforts and instead you feel lost and undirected.
It’s too difficult to understand the fundamental rules of an organization or unclear what these rules are.
There are events or rituals which integrate and reinforce the subtraction mindset within an organization.