The Rule of Seven for Disasters

The Rule of Seven for Disasters

Several years ago, I became very interested in a television show titled Seconds From Disaster, which aired on National Geographic. Over the seasons it covered just about every plane crash and numerous other disasters. And I noticed a startling commonality. No plane...
What Can We Learn From Disasters? FREE Today

What Can We Learn From Disasters? FREE Today

My wife and I were watching Seconds From Disaster, a TV series that focuses mainly on plane crashes and we noticed a pattern. It was always several things that caused the plane to crash, not just one. Actually, always at least seven, what I have termed, Cascade...
How Do Delusion Events Fool Us?

How Do Delusion Events Fool Us?

Part of Stuff Doesn’t Just Happen: The Gift of Failure, currently free on Kindle, is defining what a delusion event is and how it pays a role in bringing about disaster. A delusion event is more commonly called a “close call”. How often have we had...