Beat the guessing and hunches with this episode’s insights on making data-driven decisions using the 5-whys to look at the current situation and the 5 what-thens to predict the future impact of your decision.
5-whys to look at the current situation
5 what-thens to predict the future impact of your decision.
Benefits of using them together:
- Can Identify the root cause (Impact of a past decision)
- Can Identify the future impact of a decision
- More confidence that you are taking the right action
Poem: “What Then?” by William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats — an Irish poet from a well-to-do family and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923. He past away in 1939.