Posted on July 23, 2012 by Carolyn Jons
Early this week, I have been watching my world, looking for new problems where I can make a difference.
During this process, I noted several issues with identifying relevant problems which I thought I could address in an exciting way. A few problems that I identified were less exciting, because they were too specific and did not impact a large enough population. By contrast, some problems are clearly important, but many great minds have already been working to find solutions, and I didn’t identify a new way for me to make a big difference. For other identified problems I had come up with solutions, although it felt it would be difficult to turn these solutions into innovations this year. (For instance, several solutions focused on computer programing at a level beyond my current skills.) Read more