When the Solution Is So Obvious

Ever wonder why a course of action can seem so obvious to you and others just don’t get it?

If you want them to pay attention to your solution, you have to first prove to them that you really, really understand how they see the problem.

Or you can try to speak slower and louder and see how far that gets you. 😉


In your corner,


PS: The “others,” as many of you have noted, can be bosses, clients, spouses, peers, civil servants, retailers, teachers, employees, friends, neighbors, and–oh yes indeed–your kids.


One thought on “When the Solution Is So Obvious

  1. the “slower and louder” was a laugh-out-loud moment. Thanks for the chuckle and the reminder about pushing our own points of view. Didn’t Stephen Covey say “seek first to understand”.

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