Sometimes, we see things from our own perspective… and as a result we see things in a myopic way. Even worse, we stop wondering … we stop asking … ‘what if…’ We are too close to the ‘elephant’! We need to stand back farther to see the ‘elephant’ … see the whole thing! We need to see how others see it. Apply Divergent Thinking … and Emergent Thinking! We sometimes need to frame or re-frame things … see what emerges… These two tools — Divergent and Emergent Thinking — are indispensable for backlog refinement workshop … And when we chunk down a big thing into smaller things … And when we chunk up small things into a big thing. We should be like small children … always enamored of anything new to learn or discover. More ideas — short but sweet ideas — found in over 60 topics in my new book, ‘SAFe (6.0) Is like …’ … available on Amazon… it has reached ‘# 1 New Release’ several times!