Get the basics right, and the details may not matter at all.

I carry on a lot about getting the basic fundamentals right and not stressing about the little details (click here, here, here, here, here and here.)  This is totally unsexy and not at all what people want to hear when they ask my advice.  But what the hell.  I’m paid to get results, and I don’t have a warehouse full of “Ab-Dominator!” machines to flog.

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