Great work grows out of ideas that were overlooked

According to the great Paul Graham, the gold lies in ideas that are right under our noses.

Instead of digging a hole and looking for gold, rather sieve through the abandoned gold mine dumps.

Don’t worry too much about coming up with insanely original ideas.

Rather pay attention to what’s happening every day in the real world.

What problems can you solve? What is the most mundane issue at hand?