This Is How To “Work Smarter Not Harder”: 3 Secrets From Research – Barking Up The Wrong Tree

This Is How To “Work Smarter Not Harder”: 3 Secrets From Research – Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Everyone says “work smarter not harder” but nobody explains how to do it. A new research study of over 5000 people finally gives us the answers we need.

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?

*crickets*

Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a clear answer…

UC Berkeley professor Morten Hansen looked at 200 academic papers, interviewed 120 experts, ran a pilot study on 300 subjects, and built a framework which he then tested on 5000 participants from various industries and backgrounds.

He found 7 behaviors that made up 66% of the difference in how people performed. (By comparison, standard metrics like education, age, and hours worked were only responsible for 10% combined.)

His new book is Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More.

We’re gonna look at 3 of his findings so that we can get better work done in less time — and even achieve that mythical “work-life balance” unicorn everyone is always talking about.

Let’s start with the single most effective strategy he uncovered…

Source: www.bakadesuyo.com/2018/02/work-smarter-not-harder-2/

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