Monthly Archives: November 2011

Contradictions Do Not Exist, Check Your Premises (Part I)

Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.”
-Ayn Rand

This two part post explores resolving conflict that impedes progress. We’ll use mind maps to diagram the Evaporating Cloud technique introduced by Eliyahu Goldratt as part of his Thinking Process in the Theory of Constraints. Part I will give an overview of the technique, which will then be applied to an example in Part II. Continue reading Contradictions Do Not Exist, Check Your Premises (Part I)