Today’s post is much shorter than usual.
When engaging in business, in communication, or in anything else, please remember the following:
Shortcuts rarely are.
Terrible grammar aside, the above is very, very true. Shortcuts rarely save you time. They rarely save you money. They rarely spare you any work. In fact, saving any of those three things via a shortcut happens so infrequently that you should count on spending more time, more money, and doing more work than you would have if you just did it the right way the first time.