Classic illustration cat in one tree and a dog barking up a different tree. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Barking up the wrong tree

We can be so sure about our understanding that we forget to reality check it

Dog bark up the wrong tree drawing

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Things can be hard to explain, especially if like this dog, you’ve been focused on the wrong tree, with no cat in it.

Classic illustration cat in one tree and a dog barking up a different tree. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dog barking up the wrong tree

Keywords: conflicts, problem solving, relationships, dog, cat, cat fight, trees, focus, understanding, anger, museum of psychology,