One Saturday night, like a true geek, I was writing code. I tried to go to bed at midnight. But I couldn't sleep. There was a problem that I had been working on for days and I kept going around in circles. The code I was writing didn't produce the User Experience I was looking for. So I took a moment. My biggest problem was me. I wasn't applying the problem-solving skills I learned over the course of my career. Instead, I was using a brute force approach. Not smart. I found
Sometime we can't see the wood for the tree. Sometimes we are so used to life's inconveniences that we fail to see them as a problem
Imagine the world of Henry Ford at the turn of the 20th century.
He's famously quoted as saying. "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses" - Henry Ford
However, he knew that was not the core problem that he needed to solve. People and goods need to be transported. Horses were overrunning the large cities, l