Have you ever given your 100% to a task and didn’t get the results you expected? You’re not alone. We tend to associate effort with success and skip on a critical concept in the equation—i.e., knowledge. Here’s everything you need to know about smart work and hard work:
Smart work focuses on producing maximum results while using minimum labor. Another excellent example of smart work is using Microsoft Excel to make monthly spreadsheets and calculations instead of doing it manually.
On the other hand, hard work is based on the idea that the more effort and time you put into something, the greater the results you’ll achieve. While hard work is the road to success, sometimes smart shortcuts are needed.
Some prefer to complete tasks on their own to ensure everything is done their way. This mistake can affect your productivity level. Trust your team enough to delegate tasks and offer the right space to work. Teamwork is the recipe for success.
Take the lead at work. No matter how big or small the project is, make a to-do list so you can work according to a specific timeframe. Creating a step-by-step plan will ensure you’re organized and make success more measurable.
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