When coming up with a solution to a problem, we add unnecessary complexity.
This paralyzes us.
To get back to the core, to what matters, ask:
What would this look like if it were easy?
Easy = simple.
Simple > complex.
Often you’ll see that the easy solution is the best solution.
I first stumbled upon this question in Tim Ferriss’ blog post “Testing The “Impossible”: 17 Questions That Changed My Life”. Make sure to check out the other questions too.