Focus on the details of a problem can stand in the way of solving it.

More focus on the details gets in the way of having insight, which is partially why breaks are an important part of work. Details take all of the resources in limited space leaving little opportunity for other processes. Outcome orientation creates mindset closer to where the solution is.rR1

  1. David Rock, Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long, 1st ed (New York: Harper Business, 2009). (See notes.)