1. Define the problem and solution space.
2. Break the problem down.
3. Make the problem personal.
4. Seek the perspectives of outsiders.”
If you’re willing to be puzzled, you can learn. If you’re not willing to be puzzled, and you just copy down what you’re told … you just become a...”
Within a 10-20 year span in the middle of the 17th century, as far as I can deduce, England was introduced to Tea from China, Coffee from Arabs and Chocolate by way of Mexico. They, naturally, sold all three out of the same establishment, the coffeehouse.
Can you imagine all three of these things landing in your culture at virtually the same time? Madness…