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Do we always create problems or do they just happen

Just an idea. A question that needs some thought process to be answered.

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    Sep 7 2012: You, me, and nature can cause problems.

    How they occured is of little interest ..... How we go about resolving them is the mark of the person.

    Adjust .... adapt .... overcome.

    Be well. Bob.
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        Sep 7 2012: Ted, Your right nature has no natural problem. But when the tornado comes I want to take cover.

        You can stand out there and think, think further but I will respect the force and take cover.
    • Sep 7 2012: I think logic doesn't work that way, the first thing comes to mind is How! no matter any situation you are in
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        Sep 7 2012: Perhaps. When things go south I want the facts of what are we facing. I want to nuteralize the situation as soon as possible and return to normal operations.

        I have worked for people who want the head of the person who caused this right now and the problem is still raging on. I find those people being more concerned about how it will impact them than what the problem is or how to solve it.

        Fire fighters fight the fire and determine the cause later.

        I guess that we each employ our seperate logic to the situation.
        • Sep 7 2012: hmm, good point.. so 'How' would be situation specific then. Because you can not just let things happen and if you determine the 'How' factor, may be you can prevent them
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        Sep 7 2012: You bet. Once things are under control we always analyze the situation to install preventative measures.

        The absolute worst managers want to point a finger and seek a head to cut off. If there is a clear violation of policy and procedures than corrective action must be taken. However do it reluctently and after a through investigation. You will be seen as a better boss than most. They may not like you but they will consider you fair and give that respect.

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