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Talking About Learning – Go back to fundamentals, or back to basics?

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When something is difficult and you decide to look at it again from first principles, do you go back to fundamentals, or back to basics?

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I’ve been racking my __________ for a week now, but I can’t find any way that we can cut costs further and still achieve our objectives.
It seems we have made the specification too complex and that we won’t be able to find a company that can create what we are asking for within our budget. We need to go back to __________ and make sure the new program does what we need it to do.
When we put Chris onto the project six months ago, I wasn’t sure she would make the __________, but she’s come through with flying colours and the project looks as though it will be a great success.