Go Solve Some Problems
It is possible, with lots of hard work, dedication, and timely help, to make a good writer out of a merely competent one.1
—STEPHEN KING, ON WRITING
The whole point of this book is to help you develop your problem-solving ability and have you get out there solving more problems to root cause. Every person I have met is a problem-solver in their own lives and every single one also has untapped problem-solving potential. In this chapter, I want to discuss one last story that is currently one of my favorites.
My editor, Steve, was reading the manuscript for this book when he ran into a tricky problem in his house. He shared this story with me while giving me feedback on some of the early chapters.
Steve has a garage ...