There’s a spatula here attached to the wall. It’s for cleaning the barbecues. Except when you go to use it, it doesn’t reach all the way to the end of the barbecue. So there ends up being a few inches which don’t get cleaned.

There’s two ways to fix it.

  1. One is to move the barbecue closer so the spatula reaches.

2. The other would’ve been if someone used the spatula before saying the job was done.

Both of these have a lesson.

  1. If your target is too far away, move it closer.

2. If you’re making something you intend for other people to use, make sure you see in action first.