We don’t really want to make things better

Yesterday I wrote about the simple rules that underlie complex systems.

Below is a simple rule to defeat COVID-19. If everyone did this for 2 weeks, the pandemic would be over.

Two. Weeks.

There are similar complex problems in our organizations today that have a simple solution. And they persist because no one is willing to suffer a little bit now and make thing better forever thereafter.

We don’t really want to make things better.

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