Why the Shortest Route Isn’t Always the Best One

A few weeks ago, I had an appointment in another city. I plugged in my GPS, set it to find the shortest route to my destination, and I was ready to go. Or so I thought. Unfortunately, taking the "shortest" route used an extra hour. I wound up being late for my destination. My shortcut wound up being the worst way to go. I hear about freelancers taking shortcuts all of the time. At first glance, what … [Read more...]