The Way To Solve Problems Is To Not Solve Them - Deepstash

The Way To Solve Problems Is To Not Solve Them

The always-on culture that instant communication has provided us is destructive to original thinking and diminishes our capacity to solve problems.

A counterintuitive way to solve a problem is to set aside time when one is not dealing with the problem at all, but doing something completely different.

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"Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning." - William Arthur Ward

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