In the middle of the night Holmes wakes up and gives Dr. Watson a nudge. “Watson” he says, “look up in the sky and tell me what you see.”
(excerpted from Thomas Cathcart’s and Daniel Klein‘s book, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
Holmes and Watson are on a camping trip.
Not so elementary my dear!
Perhaps, you’ve been struggling with a problem for a while and don’t know how to resolve it. Could it be that the solution is right there before you and you’re not really seeing it?
May I suggest some simple steps you could take:
– Specify the problem
– Name the concerns
– Say what need to be done first: I need to ……
– Decide when you will take that first step
– Take the first step
– And that first step will lead you to the next step and
Hey, you’re on your way towards resolving your problem.
Elementary, my dear.
Would love to hear what first steps you have decided to take.