Learnings Mental Models

The Cockroach Theory: Uncovering the Hidden Dangers of Avoidance

Introduction In decision-making, the Cockroach Theory offers a valuable mental model that highlights the consequences of avoiding uncomfortable situations or problems. This theory suggests that by avoiding or ignoring small issues, we allow them to multiply and become more significant over time. Anchored in human psychology, the Cockroach Theory is prevalent in our day-to-day lives, […]