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6 ways to work smarter not harder.

“Focus on being productive instead of busy.” –Tim Ferriss

By Kamran Mehmood Published 2 years ago 3 min read

Working smarter is very essential and curricula for anyone who wants to succeed in their life but working smartly can be quite hard if you don’t know how to do particular work. The person is called smart when he/she knows that the specific task they are doing can be done more efficiently, so their efforts will result in more efficient results.

Working smart finding the few activities that matter the most and choosing the best one to create the best possible results. You get the greatest outcome for every task you do.

Smart workers have a clear plan for prioritizing the most essential duties, and they feel happy at the end of the day rather than overwhelmed, dissatisfied, and overworked.

So today I'll share with you six excellent strategies that you may include in your everyday routine to help you operate more efficiently and effectively.

1) Take breaks

Breaks are very necessary for the workplace because, without them, you will become bored and fatigued and will be unable to focus on your task properly and seriously. Take SHORT breaks every hour or so, perhaps 5 to 15 minutes. Every 2 to 4 hours, take a longer break of at least 30 minutes (depending on your task).

You will feel relaxed and refreshed as a result, and you will be able to focus on your work more readily.

2) Take powernap

A power nap, often known as a cat nap, is a brief period of sleep that occurs before deep sleep. A power nap is designed to wake up the sleeper rapidly. The word was invented by Cornell University social psychologist James Maas. A stimulant nap, coffee nap, caffeine nap, or cappuccino is a power nap mixed with caffeine consumption.

A brief period of daytime sleep is sufficient to restore you when you are fatigued. Sleeping or simply relaxing for a short period, especially after spending a long time in front of a screen, is quite beneficial, as it allows your memory and brain to reset and perform more effectively.

3) Spend time in nature

Spending time in nature will help to make you less stressed and depressed, overcome worries and give you confidence, increase feelings of calmness, promote happiness, resorted capacity for concentration and attention, reduced anxiety and depression, and reduce irritability in a world full of worries and distractions.

The most essential component of spending time in nature is that you allow yourself time to think about your day's and week's activities alone, as well as converse with nature and investigate how all these magnificent things function.

4) Focus on one thing

Sometimes you take on a lot of projects or tasks to complete, but in the end, they become a burden on you, so you start feeling bored and overworked, and you can't do any task properly and completely because your brain divides into many parts and you can't focus on one thing properly, so always focus on one thing and then jump into another. So you may devote your entire attention to that particular project.

5) Enjoy the process

If you enjoy your job, it will be your passion; if you do not enjoy your work, it will not be your passion; passion does not weary or bore you; thus, it is critical to understand whether or not you enjoy what you are doing. If you appreciate what you do, believe me when I say you will try your absolute best to finish this work at whatever cost. So have fun with it and do your best.

6) Have a clear vision

When you accomplish anything or try to learn something, remember that you should have a clear vision about that particular subject because, without a clear vision, you will not be able to reach your destination or easily achieve your objective. Having a clear vision is only half the journey since you take the first step and dive into the water after much thought and then complete your journey and achieve your goals.

Final thoughts.

Well, split your daily routine and break your turmoil into sections, and enjoy your job since you can't accomplish any assignment until you love it.

Make a daily routine that balances work with pleasure; after all, we all do this for ourselves, and if we can't take time for ourselves, it's all meaningless. As a result, make time for yourself and live a happy life.


About the Creator

Kamran Mehmood

Freelance content writer,Ghost writer| Teacher

Reading and writing are my cognative enhancers.

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Trying to explore world with beautiful words.

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  • Kamran Mehmood (Author)2 years ago

    Thank you so much dear Dharrsheena, I love hearing from you it means a lot and boosts my confidence. stay blessed and stay shining. keep in touch

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