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If you are looking to fix a problem you might be looking the wrong way

How often have you heard – as I did on the TV news last night – “We need to understand the causes before moving forward…”, or some such nonsense?

Reasons and solutions are unconnected. Ferreting about for explanations is a worthy pastime if you are a ferret, but a waste of time if you are a person of action.

Once you have solved the problem, planned the way forward, and agreed who-does-what, there will be plenty of time to learn from the past so that you can avoid repeating your mistakes (and to recriminate and blame if you really must).

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