A Venture Forth

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Seeing the Forest For the Trees

Conventional wisdom typically encourages intense focus, particularly given today’s seemingly unending turbulence.  Without a doubt, specialization delivers certain benefits, but at what cost?

Take a moment and stare at the red dot below.  As you do, pay attention to the blue circle. 

By focusing too closely, we risk missing something that might otherwise be directly in our sights.  I think it’s worth remembering, especially when consumed by complicated problems.