Eliminating Root Causes

From time to time, we all face complex problems that are both vexing and persistent. Neither the cause nor the solution is obvious to us, and we’re not willing to continue enduring the fallout from this problem. A situation like this calls

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Techniques for Quicker Thinking

The more successful you become and the more authority you acquire, the more likely it becomes that you’ll face situations requiring very quick thinking. These situations may include: Sudden events or problems that require immediate responses, Unexpected objections or demands from important

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Your Personal Inventory

You wouldn’t attempt a do-it-yourself project without the proper tools, and you wouldn’t know if you had the proper tools unless you took an inventory of some kind – just to see what tools you have and what other tools you might

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Frank Discussion of Problems

Lately I’ve been thinking about the failures in NASA’s 30-year-long Space Shuttle program (1981-2011). There were many, but of course the two biggest were the fatalities associated with Challenger and Columbia. In both cases, the problems that ultimately brought down the shuttle

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