A common situation that occurs in business and personal life is the blame game. Something goes wrong and we naturally start looking for who is at fault. Blame is the quick fix that diverts your attention away from long-term solutions. Blame has undesirable side effects such as eroding communication, generating fear and destroying trust. In the long term, this reduces the flow of information and hinders actual problem solving, which lead to more errors, which perpetuates the blame game.