Focus on the problem, not the solution.
I just spent about a half an hour looking online for replacement photo sleeves for a baby album that sits on a shelf in my office. I needed to do this because the sleeve was torn.
After coming up empty and thinking I’d have to toss the whole thing in the trash I realized something pretty obvious…
There were about two dozen unused sleeves in the back of the album.
How often do you get fixated on the solution to a problem that you stop actually thinking about the problem you’re trying to solve?
My first professional job involved playing video games for 9 hours a day. After experiencing early signs of brain rot, I decided to teach myself how to write software.
My entire career is characterized by this “why not?” attitude.
I'm currently applying my experience at product development to help early to mid-stage companies develop a “product first” mindset.
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I don't get any paid compensation directly to write product reviews. I think that's pretty scammy.