There are days when I'm convinced that the world is divided between Remedials and Preventives.
Remedials act quickly and then strive to repair any damage. In some cases, they shrug off the damage as the cost of taking action.
Preventives act with deliberation in order to avoid damage. They sometimes apply so much deliberation that the benefit of prompt action is lost.
Remedials speak up and then apologize or correct. They can upset others and then minutes later be shocked to find their audience is still angry.
Preventives filter their speech in order to avoid offense or inaccuracy. They may be so diplomatic that their point is hidden.
Remedials take few precautionary efforts and often lack fall-back plans.
Preventives are "worst case scenario" thinkers and have at least one fall-back plan.
Remedials see few options and are impatient to act. They want to get things done.
Preventives see many options. They want to get things done right.
Each side has its virtues and vices. I know which camp I'm in. Where are you?