Sometimes I like being in the box. The box gives me structure, a way to look at the situation, to codify my experience.
I am the kind of thinker who likes to compartmentalize things, compare them, and see patterns in their relationships. I prefer to make decisions that make sense in relationship to best practices and standard operating procedure. I like to make business choices that fit with an overall model. When possible, I prefer accuracy, and simplicity. Boxes can help provide that.
Of course the real world doesn't tend to fit into pre-defined boxes. Sometimes we need to break out of the box. Build a new box. Even go boxless.
But don't spurn the box out of hand. Define and analyze your boxes
and see if they are useful. If not, break it open. If it is, build