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10 Ways To Work Smarter Not Harder
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Published: Jul 1, 2016

You may have heard the term to “Work smarter, not harder” before. Like me you probably had no idea what that meant. Don’t worry this listicle will help you understand how to work smarter not just harder:

1. Plan out your day

The night before make a to-do list of all the work you need to finish or do, review it and prioritize how much long you need to finish your work.

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2. Use shortcuts

If a lot of your work requires writing reports or typing things out learn to use shortcuts to speed up the process. It’s the small things that make the biggest differences.

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3. Proritize

Learn to say no to non essential things and don’t waste your time perfecting everything.

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4. Take breaks

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, it’ll also mentally exhaust Jack. So take well deserved breaks! Everyone needs to rest and refresh themselves to work again.

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5. Be flexible

You need to be able to changing you schedule at a whim, anything could happen at any moment and you need to be prepared. Being flexible helps when things don’t go according to plan.

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6. Close the tabs you don’t need

If you have a bad habit of opening a hundred tabs, you need to stop. All those tabs do not need to be open. Close them!

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7. Use a Kanban board

They’re helpful and will make things more organized for you.

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8. Call people

Do not rely on e-mails and text messages to help you get things done. Sometimes a single phone call will help speed things up.

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9. Write a crappy draft

It doesn’t have to be perfect and it can be a starting point for you.

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10. Delegate

You don’t have to do all theĀ work by yourself. Get help from others. Tell them to do it.

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