The zone of proximal development refers to a skill level above the current skill level, yet being possible to reach with effort and the help of others. However, we easily keep doing things we can deliver effortlessly in our current skill level instead of stretching our abilities. Learning is about stepping out of one's current comfort zone.
Finding the right level is not always easy, but helps to accelerate learning and skills development. Therefore it is worth paying attention to.
In which situations you would benefit from the help and support of more experienced people?
When could you increase the challenge level for your team members?