If you are struggling with a problem, chances are you need to simplify it. Things naturally breed complexity. Atrophy is real and complexity builds on itself. Embrace the complexity, but seek simplicity. The challenge is knowing when to simplify. Simplify too soon, and you’ll miss something important. Simplify too late and you’ve missed some key opportunities.

Decide if you have the info you need to simplify. If you have the information, do it.