In problem-solving, the context of the problem and the solution derived from are everything.
Take the example…
Two houses are late being built – one is behind by two months, one is behind by six.
The one that is behind by six months is due to environmental issues, bad weather, tough rock, lots of snow, etc, etc. The team has put in extra hours to make up for the delay but keep getting hit with issue after issue that is outside of their control.
The second house had no issues, they knew the first house was delayed so they took their time knowing they’d still look like “superstars” compared to house #2.
Both houses are late but the team building House #1 are breaking all the rules to make it happen, doing all they can to make it happen.
Context is everything.
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