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Do Less.

You don’t need a belt and suspenders.

As my sweet grandfather got older and older, he became shorter and shorter. Pretty typical. However, it introduced a new problem: his pants didn’t fit anymore. His solution was to wear a belt and suspenders. The objective of a belt is to hold up your pants. The objective of suspenders is to hold up your pants. My point is that you don’t need both to solve the problem. If you only use one of these solutions, your pants will stay up. Problem solved. This same concept applies to solving problems with design. If you design something to solve a problem effectively, you don’t need additional ...

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