HARD WORK VS SMART WORK
In order to achieve success, work hard they say. But everyone works hard. At times, you work so hard that you are nearly worked up. What you really need to do is work smart instead. When you work smart, you are being more productive than when you work hard. This is a skill that you will learn over time. Generally when you are used to what you do. Here are a few tips on how to work smart in comparison to working hard:-
Know what you want
If you are clear about your mission, what you need and want that’s when you can work towards your goal without any obstacles. If you know what you want, you should set a plan and think of how to execute it. If you seem to be confused about your goal, you end up working towards too much and will fail.
Time management skills
Learning to prioritize, divide tasks into groups and set to do lists and reminders will help manage time efficiently. Time management is very important in your personal as well as professional life. Time yourself for every activity you perform. Do not waste more time than allotted to these tasks.
Innovation can work wonders. Be creative and let your mind keep thinking. Thinking of ways to deal with problems, have fun while working on tasks and you are sure to be on the right track. People who think outside the box are creative. These minds are continuously on the run. This is great and that is how one is working smart and not hard.
Be conscious and self aware
Know where you stand and how far you can go. The more you are aware about your style of working, the better will you work on your tasks. That is because you know your style of working and can develop new ways of working using fun methods.
Team work pays
If you are a team person that is better for you. Work with your team and divide take among everyone. This will increase outcome and productivity. Networks help everywhere. Working on a task as a group as opposed to individual will het your work done faster and is more convenient.
Know how to work hard and smart at the same time. There is no shortcut to success. You have to learn how to work smart while you also work hard. Your efforts will pay. Nothing comes easy. While you develop strategies to work on your tasks, make sure you put in enough effort into it