Many seemingly unrelated problems share a similar structure. Being able to recognize these similarities and knowing a few standard framework, such as the saturation framework, can help you solve those more efficiently and effectively.
Using analogies can help you approach new, unfamiliar problems creatively, but they can also be constraining. To sidestep this limitation, understand your assumptions and look for alternative analogies. Analogies can help you approach unfamiliar problems Facing an unfamiliar problem, using an analogy (or its close cousin, the metaphor) can help you […]