5 why method

I ran across this the other day and decided to share with you, the reader.

This method can work if used in a constructive manner.

I will add – don’t always ask with why, but rather ask in a different manner.

Example: (Same as above)

Speeding ticket (Why what happened?)

I overslept (How did you oversleep?)

No alarm was set (alarm broken?)

I forgot to set it (Insert joke here involving attention)

I went to bed late (Insert second joke here)

Usually this is the actual root issue, but the above is good enough

Of course, this is how I usually ask in the example, but use your own discretion. If you’re asking yourself, the why can be just a why.


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