I was drawn to the secret "Do the hard work needed to find a simple solution"
in my first mission. I can recall experiences where I have and have not done this.
I still recall the time as an undergraduate in a student project the time I refused to allow our group to go forward with a complicated solution to a programming problem - we spend the extra time refining and simplifying and improving up front and delivered a better system. This is still a lesson I have to… Continue