Learnings Mental Models

The Scorched Earth Mental Model: Avoiding Self-Destructive Decision-Making

Introduction In the realm of decision-making, the Scorched Earth mental model serves as a cautionary concept that highlights the detrimental effects of destructive and self-sabotaging behavior. Originating from military strategy, the Scorched Earth approach involves intentionally destroying valuable resources or assets to prevent their use by the enemy. Translated into everyday decision-making, this model represents […]