If everyday was like Saturday, you would achieve more in 52 days than you would in a whole year.
1. Silence out of chaos. After a night out or coffee with friends and other inspiring people. Or, things done in a dis-orderly or tedious manner that can be better and simpler.
2. From needs. When you’re looking for a product and can’t find it. Then, you think of building it and then you feel that there’s a market for it.
3. Passion. If you’re passionate about something, you probably feel there are many others who’d love to join you and use what you’ve created.
What do you think?
In an age full of brilliant people today than have ever been - entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors, artists, workers, thinkers, etc.. unfortunately, most of us have gotten comfortable in our own way of doing things. And, “change” or the “idea of changing” shocks us back with an instant refute at the thought of it. But, ask yourself if you’re getting lost towards your goals on day-to-day mundane matters - here, now and where? What is there was a solution, would you go for it?
Getting there takes fundamental change. Something that gets difficult to achieve with age and maturity. But, can be easily done with practice.
Here’s when you know whether you’re working hard or playing smart?
1a. Working hard is when you spend over 2 hours commuting to & fro from work.
1b. Playing smart is when you relocate closer to your work place or your work place closer to you.
2a. Working hard is when you try to do everything yourself.
2b. Playing smart is when you hire the right people and trust them to execute the assigned tasks.
3a. Working hard is doing.
3b. Playing smart is planning and getting things done.
4a. Working hard is delivering.
4b. Playing smart is over delivering.
5a. Working hard is learning from your own experiences.
5b. Playing smart is learning from the experiences of others.
6a. Working hard is talking about your achievements.
6b. Playing smart is leveraging your achievements to help others succeed.
7a. Working hard is not chilling on the weekends.
7b. Playing smart is taking the weekends off to start the next week fresh.
8a. Working hard is running late.
8b. Playing smart is always being on time.
9a. Working hard is when you value money over time.
9b. Playing smart is when you value time over money.
10a. Working hard is being correct.
10b. Playing smart is being wise.
11a. Working hard is not taking risks.
11b. Playing smart is risk taking every moment.
12a. Working hard is copying others and trying to out-do them.
12b. Playing smart is doing your own thing.
13a. Working hard is doing things their way.
13b. Playing smart is doing things your way.
14a. Working hard is leaving office late.
14b. Playing smart is leaving office on time.
15a. Working hard is allowing others to take over your day.
15b. Playing smart is doing everything you planned for the day.
16a. Working hard is when you put in more effort.
16b. Playing smart is when you bring in more value.
What else can you think of?