The Chocolate Cake Principle

. This is a rerun of a post first published in 2015 “It’s impossible. I can’t do it. (…) I’m not good enough.” There’s a progression in the excuses we find at times to say a problem can’t be solved or a challenge overcame. It usually tends to go from “the problem’s fault” (too big,…

The Chocolate Cake Principle

  “It’s impossible. I can’t do it. (…) I’m not good enough.” There’s a progression in the excuses we find at times to say a problem can’t be solved or a challenge overcame. It usually tends to go from “the problem’s fault” (too big, too complex, impossible to solve, etc.) to “our personal lack of…

How hunters can teach you to solve new problems

  Solving a problem can be hard. Unless a solution is already available. When it’s not the case, finding a different vantage point on the situation can then be very helpful. Hunters are great a finding such. How? By becoming experts at scouting. In itself, scouting is a routines and patterns recognition exercise. Like any…