Monthly Archives: April 2016

Another Brick From The (Research) Wall

In every research project, you eventually run into a wall.  The wall can take many specific forms, but in general it represents a point at which it seems like your idea can’t work.  There are at least four possible responses.

First, you can walk away.  You can abandon your approach to the problem, backtrack until you find an alternate path, and follow that path to its wall.