From my house in Bangi the shortest route to Cyberjaya is through Putrajaya. Normally I don't think much of it but when MCO happens it becomes a complication as it is considered an interstate travel. Roadblock was propped up and slow things down a bit but it is still the fastest route.
The same thing also might happen to your career or business. The fastest route to higher pay or income in your particular niche might requires you to dip your toes in another domain or expertise.