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7. The Goldilocks principle for Framing Challenges

Stephen Shapiro

Today is a small snippet from strategy number 7 in Best Practices are Stupid. Goldilocks enters the house of three bears and decides to go to sleep. One bed was too hard, one was too soft, and the baby bear’s bed just right. The same is true when defining challenges. They can’t be too big (broad or abstract, e.g., asking for new ideas) or too small (overly specific, e.g., extremely technical that can only be solved by one discipline).