Unintended consequences

Delve into the realm of unintended consequences and discover how seemingly small actions can have far-reaching effects. Explore the intricate web of cause and effect and gain a new perspective on the world around us.
Humour, Coaching, Leadership, Critical Thinking, Leadership Management, Change Management, Knowledge Management, Logic, In Other Words

When developing analytics and algorithms to better understand a business target, unintended biases can sneak in that ensure desired outcomes are obtained. Guiding your work with multiple metrics in mind can help avoid such consequences of Goodhart's Law.

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David Esposito
It’s time to put ‘no spend’ challenges in the bin 🚮 A no-spend challenge is exactly what it sounds like: a period during which you attempt to spend no money on non-essential items. The idea is to reset your spending habits, save money, and become more aware of your impulse spending. However, while it might seem like a fast track to saving money, it can have unintended consequences: 👉🏻 Self-Sabotage: Restrictive practices can lead to feelings of deprivation, making it more tempting to aband...

It’s time to put ‘no spend’ challenges in the bin 🚮 A no-spend challenge is exactly what it sounds like: a period during which you attempt to spend no money on non-essential items. The idea is to reset your spending habits, save money, and become more aware of your impulse spending. However, while it might seem like a fast track to saving money, it can have unintended consequences: 👉🏻 Self-Sabotage: Restrictive practices can lead to feelings of deprivation, making it more tempting to…

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Paula Cary
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I sometimes just sit and think...and my mind wanders into areas I don’t tread daily because of time constraints and the daily shuffle of life. Usually a problem will warrant some contemplation, although not always my own, trying to solve them is becoming more of a pastime than I would like. I have found that the best solution to a problem is the one that averts the problem to begin with. Easier said than done, and certainly not a perfect process, it brings me some comfort to think my…

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Linda Zvaune