Work Smarter, not Harder

Climber standing atop mountain with another in distanceThe key? Constantly build on the basics.

By Bill Reeb

Always keeping the basics top-of-mind can help you work better. This technique is about making sure you are always building on a strong foundation – strong enough for where you are now, but also strong enough to support where you plan to be.

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If your foundation isn’t built for the load you will eventually put to bear on it, then though you might make great progress doing the work in the short term, your gains will all crumble underneath you in the long term.