There’s an interactive questioning technique called The 5 Whys. The theory is that if you continue to ask ‘why’ enough times you’ll get to the root cause of every issue.
Timmy is a bad performer. Why?
He doesn’t follow through on anything. Why?
It seems like he gets things started well and then moves onto other things before the first thing is finished. Why?
He likes the energy of starting new projects. Why?
He thinks if he’s on the front side of the project, he’ll have more influence in the direction the project is going. Why?
Because that has been