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Master the Fundamentals: Why Old Ideas Are a Secret Weapon

Old Fundamentals

There is a tendency to undervalue old ideas and fundamental wisdom, based on an assumption that old ideas will provide an average result.

In reality, old fundamentals are those great and time-tested ideas that have outlasted other bad ideas.

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Old Fundamentals

There is a tendency to undervalue old ideas and fundamental wisdom, based on an assumption that old ideas will provide an average result.

In reality, old fundamentals are those great and time-tested ideas that have outlasted other bad ideas.

Executing Of Old Ideas

  • While fitness fads come and go, the fundamentals of basic weight lifting or daily walk remain strong.
  • Companies executing fundamental selling practices, like making more calls to increase sales, seem to do better.
  • Old books offering time-tested knowledge are still in print, while newer bestsellers disappear after a short time.

Implementing fundamentals is often the difference between success and failure.

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