Today, most of our ordinary life is guided by any number of instructions we find along the way. The food we consume, the physical or virtual roads we choose to travel and the house projects we engage in all come with directions or manuals to guide us to successful outcomes.

While some among us may have a pretty good knack for doing and building things without direction, the reality is that most of us have grown accustomed to relying on the set of instructions provided for us. We all have heard stories from friends, family and co-workers who tell us how their projects ended rather badly because of their failure to follow the step-by-step procedures that were recommended.  continue reading