It is good to work smarter, but you still need to work hard. When you work smarter, your hard work is more effective. You can get things done on time. You can identify and deal with the challenges you face every day. You can keep your team together. You can keep your hands and your tools clean. And you can enjoy your work.
Why “Work Smart, Not Hard” Is The Worst Advice In The World
“Work smarter, not harder? Don’t tell it to Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe, who meets some of the hardest-working people in America. In fact, he argues, that mantra is the opposite of the attitude we need to beat this lousy economy.”
HOW TO TRICK YOURSELF INTO MEETING DEADLINES
“Research … published in the Journal of Consumer Research shows the key to motivating yourself to start working on a task may be picking the right due date. It turns out meeting our deadlines requires changing the way we think about time.”
The Other Superfish-Like Malware You Should Check Your PC For
“Last week, the internet erupted in anger after discovering Lenovo has been bundling Superfish, a horribly insecure piece of adware, on new machines. Superfish isn’t the only program of its type out there, though. Here are a few others you should check your PC for.”
3 Enemies Within: They’ll Destroy Your Business!
“I’ve known plenty of entrepreneurs whose businesses blew up right after they achieved the success they’d worked so hard for. If you want to avoid a blow up and stay on course for long-term success, you need to stay alert and watch out for the three enemies within…”
High-end Bathrooms Need Foam Soap
“Besides providing an upscale environment for restroom patrons, high-end foam soap also provides cost savings over time. A single application of high-quality foam hand soap provides enough lather to wash hands, thus eliminating the need to return a hand under the dispenser for more product.”
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5 Ways To Ensure Your Employees Never Quit
“It doesn’t matter how big or how small your organization is — employee retention is always a concern. To help you hold on to your top performers, here are five ways to ensure your employees never quit.”
Quote of the Day
“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle