This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started). Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
You can only carry a leaking bucket so far
Analogies are overused and abused. I once heard that an analogy
is like a leaking bucket, you can only carry it so far before it is
empty. Here is my list of favourite leaking buckets.