|Tip 30||Identify Corporate Antipatterns|
|[White Belt] Keep a watchful eye for stupidity—it could strike at any moment.|
You may have heard of programming design patterns, where people have identified recurring patterns of programming solutions that have proven useful. This section is the opposite, a collection of recurring patterns of business practices that have often proven counterproductive, misinformed, or downright stupid.
You won’t be able to fix these yourself; problems at this scale can take years and many hands to build. I document these as a warning, in the same way that wilderness survival guides include pictures of poisonous plants.