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Why The 5 Whys Are The Mindset You Need

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About this Podcast Episode

5 Whys is a great problem-solving tool for improvement projects, and it can also be invaluable in your day-to-day work to understand root causes when things go wrong, as they do from time to time!

At first glance, it may seem a simple tool, but as Senior Consultant Damion Albinson says, it’s a lot more powerful than simply asking “Why?”. Listen in as he shares his top tips to make sure you’re getting the most out of 5 Whys, including to never be satisfied with the first suggestion and how to dig deeper to really get to the root cause of a problem to prevent it from ever recurring.

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Join Susannah and Damion in the studio as they discuss Why The 5 Whys Are The Mindset You Need. You’ll hear about:

  • Purpose of the 5 Whys in problem-solving and uncovering root causes
  • Common mistakes to avoid when using the 5 Whys technique
  • Importance of gathering firsthand information and avoiding guessing


Keen to see a 5 Whys example? Watch a short video here

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