Fishbone diagrams break a problem into categories of causes. People tend to work better when they can break their thoughts down into smaller compartments.
On the shop floor, people often use the 6 M’s as a way to categorize the causes of the problems they are trying to solve.
The Interception Ladder and Causation vs. Correlation (Video Article)
There is a link between the number of interceptions a team throws and the likelihood that the team won that playoff game. I dive into that linkage and explain the difference between correlation and causation.