root cause analysis

Using Accurate Thinking and a Backup Plan

There is more news today about the U.S. FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). Today the FAA suspended yet another air traffic controller. This time for watching a movie instead of paying attention to air traffic.  This controller got fired as he/she should. Clearly these are embarrassing times for the FAA. This latest incident aside, the on-going […]

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Looking Beyond the Symptoms to the Problem

In the United States, one of the hot news stories is how an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job and the pilot of an inbound plane had to land without any help from the tower. The immediate response by the Federal Aviation Administration was that individual was fired. Here is my thought for […]

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Health Care Reform – The Unspoken Debate

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been fuming and irritated about the whole health care reform debate. Now, I’ll leave politics aside (really) in terms of what I personally feel about the whole thing, but my gripe is in regards to HOW President Obama has been describing the problem… and even more irritating is how […]

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