This is a tool that makes you think of the long term consequences of your decisions. Process...
- Think of the decision you are considering
- Think of all the consequences of that decision(immediate, first order consequences)
- Think "Then what?" What can these consequences lead to? What are the consequences of these consequences?
Alternative Process: What will be the consequences of this decision in short-term, medium-term and long-term...
- 10 minutes?
- 10 months?
- 10 years?
PS: This is NOT related to First Principles Thinking.