Sunday, February 28, 2016

Are You Trying to Solve the Wrong Problem?

updated May 4, 2021

It’s very common to think we know the solution when we’ve actually misidentified the problem.

We can avoid these types of misunderstandings through ‘beginner’s mind.’ Rather than jumping to conclusions, we do our best to look at a situation with no assumptions or preconceptions. That way, we’ll have a much more clear-eyed assessment of the real problem—if there’s even a problem at all.

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