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Why Hard Work Isn’t Such a Good Idea

There’s an idea ingrained in many cultures that hard work is a good thing in itself. You’ll have seen this in action. People brag (even in the guise of moaning) about their long hours, or they tell that getting to the top means years and years of hard work. r

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9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

Like most people, my life has been spent balancing my yearning for laziness—tropical islands with fruit-flavored beverages figure heavily in my life goals—with a burning desire to achieve great things, like invent a robotic Bumble Bee. The answer has been finding ways to achieve great things, using as little work as possible. r

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Why You Should Work Smart Not Hard: 4 Ways To Do It

We’re often told that hard work gets us ahead. That’s true to an extent – if you put effort and focus into something, you’re going to achieve more than if you go at it in a half-hearted way. But it’s all too easy to get sucked into working long hours, ticking tasks off a list, without being all that effective or successful. r