Giving rise to effective solutions by simplifying the complexities of a situation/ product/ business is the pattern of First Principles Thinking Process. Elon Musk has pointed out this process for running his business.
Thinking about how one's thinking process should be is a rare practice. Only a few of us do that and they are generally the most successful minds.
Reaching the building blocks of a situation/ product/ process/ idea includes the First Principles Thinking Process- now famously the Elon Musk Thought Process.
"Are you a person who likes to work on everything through basics?
Are you a person who likes to think of all perspectives