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A Return to Simplicity

I think its human nature nowadays to want to complicate things. What used to be simple tasks take much longer because everything needs to be analyzed from a dozen different angles, every possibility and outcome scrutinised before any form of a decision can be made. In the work context, perhaps the thought is that if its not complicated, I’m not doing enoughto earn my keep around here.  

Occam’s Razor is a principle that states “All other things being equal, the simplest solution is the best.” I think we all need to remember this on both a work and a personal basis. Life is difficult enough as it is. Lets appreciate that things can be simple when they are.

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