> From Within, From Without
From Within, From Without
With exceptions (and there are always exceptions) everyone knows that the view “from within” is different than the view “from without“.
While viewing “from without“, there is typically less emotional attachment of the viewer to the viewed. The more one is attached to the view “from within“, the more difficult it is to extricate oneself from that view and form a secondary view “from without“.
On product development projects, it’s much easier for a project team member to step outside of the intricate details “from within” to form a view “from without” than it is for an “outsider” to form a view “from within“. But just because it’s easier, it doesn’t mean that it’s done often.
This “from within” and “from without” crap is simply a twist on the old “put yourself in someone else’s shoes” advice…..