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Work smarter rather than work harder For most people, the concept of “working smarter, not harder,” coined by Allan Mogensen, the creator of work simplification, has developed from a simple, inspirational imperative, to an overused, ambiguous business cliché, that more often than not means absolutely nothing at all. Ask most people who work in an office if they have the choice between working smart or hard and they’ll laugh a clenched, bitter laugh. To get ahead in the modern world…

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For a more in-depth look of Peter Follansbee’s “Joiner’s Work,” check out the (free!) PDF excerpt we’ve posted here. It includes the table of contents, dedication, acknowledgements, introduction and the bookstand chapter. While copy editing Peter’s book I was delighted with its rarity. It’s difficult to write a how-to, project-based book in a conversational tone well. Peter excels at this. He treats the reader as if he or she is in the same room and there’s no stuffiness, no holier-than-thou,…

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