Boss’s Tip of the Week: Catch problems when they’re small

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Problems are like dinosaurs. They’re a lot easier to deal with when they’re small.

To catch problems when they’re small, show up a lot. Problems are easier to spot when you’re on the scene. Praise and thank the messengers who bring you news of problems early. Avoid shooting them at all costs.

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