“Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all being in the world.” – Lao Tzu
Keep It Simple Stupid
- Keep things Simple so you can focus on making progress on the hard stuff not just identifying grand solutions.
- Remain Patient and open towards you stakeholders so you can take advantage of their readiness when the time is right.
- And finally, show some Compassion, wicked problems and adaptive challenges are difficult for a reason – making solid progress is more than good enough, it might be the only way forward.