When you are given a problem, what do you do?.
a. Try to solve the problem to the best of your ability.
b. Try to ignore the problem.
c. Try to listen to the problem, and ask questions to make sure you understand the problem fully.
d. Try to listen to the problem, ask no questions, offer no solution, do all this while not ignoring the problem.
All you engineers out there, if you thought answer is a combination of a & c, you are wrong.
If you don’t agree, ask your wife.