What does it mean to work smart not hard?
At Forsyth Magazines, a motto that we have lived by for years is “Work smarter, not harder.” Everyone has their own definition of this phrase, but it generally means using your thinking skills to minimize tasks and extra steps, so that you use your time wisely and more effectively to get things done quickly.
How can I work smarter not harder tips?
8 Ways to Work Smarter (Not Harder)
- Set clear goals and intentions. Having clear goals and/or intentions makes it “much easier to choose how to spend your time,” Faye said.
- Honor your need to pause—without technology.
- Control your environment.
- Control your technology.
- Regularly re-evaluate.
- Work only on today’s important tasks.
Who said work smart not hard?
The term “work smarter… not harder” originated in the 1930’s. Allen F. Morgenstern, an industrial engineer, the creator of the work simplification program, coined the term. The program’s intent was to increase the ability of people to produce more with less effort.
How can I work faster and smarter?
How To Work Faster And Smarter
- Avoid Multitasking.
- Turn Off Your Non-Essential Technology.
- Shut The Door While You Work.
- Create A Personalized Structure.
- Set A Finish Time.
- Pre-Plan Breaks.
- Remember Some Tasks Are More Important Than Others.
- Set A Bedtime And Keep To It.