Hard work or Smart work - Which is important?

Hard work or Smart work - Which is important?

Work is important to do as it takes us to the next level of success. The most important question you should ask at this place is what kind of work will take you to that level: is it hard work or smart work.

For

- Smart work is really the need of the hour.
- Smart work saves lots of time and allows you to be more organized.
- Through smart work your goals can be reached faster.
- Doing smart work allows you to save time for other things which you might not get by doing hard work like, exercise, spending time with family etc.
- Smart work brings lots of recognition from the society and allows you to grow more in the industry you are in.

Against

- Hard work takes lots of time just to make things correct.
- It is totally time consuming and exhausting experience, as after doing lots of work you left out with less energy to do anything else.
- Hard work doesn't allow you to fully use your brain and it pushes you for more physical work.
- In terms of determination and persistence hard work is really important but not lot can be achieved.
- Working hard is not enough as it might not bring the best result of a problem or a situation.

I would like to conclude in the end that smart work is really important as it saves time and allows you to reach your goals faster than that of a hard work.
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  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -praveen (12/25/15)
  • Smart or hard work depends on definition for both.
    For me smart work means, working on specific tasks continuously in achieving the targets even with many obstacles in a focused manner & with self motivation & a plan, which will be completed as per expectation.
    For me hard work means, working on specific tasks continuously in achieving the targets even with or without obstacles in a non-focused manner , with less or no motivation & plan, which eventually going to end up with slight positive or negative trend.
    I believe & practice smart work. Smart work is important
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -madhavi (11/29/15)
  • i agree with smart work . Because every one will appreciate the person who do the smart work in one day rather than a person work hard the same work with several days
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -madhavi (11/29/15)
  • i agree with smart work . Because every one will appreciate the person who do the smart work in one day rather than a person work hard the same work with several days
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -G. PRAVEEN KUMAR (11/26/15)
  • Smart or hard work depends on definition for both.
    For me smart work means, working on specific tasks continuously in achieving the targets even with many obstacles in a focused manner & with self motivation & a plan, which will be completed as per expectation.
    For me hard work means, working on specific tasks continuously in achieving the targets even with or without obstacles in a non-focused manner , with less or no motivation & plan, which eventually going to end up with slight positive or negative trend.
    I believe & practice smart work. Smart work is important.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Gautam kumar (11/25/14)
  • We can't achieve our ambition by choosing either hard work or smart work. To be our level best, we should accept both type of legerdemain. One who wants to do smart work, would have to do hard work to be smart. Hence hard work is more preferable than that of smart work. I know properly that hard work is time taking and cause of harassment but fact is fact nd there is no shortcut to be succeed without hard working. Whenever we would reach at a stage there would be different idea to do work.Now we would capable to do smart work.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Gautam kumar (11/25/14)
  • We can't achieve our ambition by choosing either hard work or smart work. To be our level best, we should accept both type of legerdemain. One who wants to do smart work, would have to do hard work to be smart. Hence hard work is more preferable than that of smart work. I know properly that hard work is time taking and cause of harassment but fact is fact nd there is no shortcut to be succeed without hard working. Whenever we would reach at a stage there would be different idea to do work.Now we would capable to do smart work.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Anandan Mohan (11/24/15)
  • Smart work will give you immediate success, but hard work will give success for sure. With Smart work one can achieve goal but hard work will always lead to success.
    In this world both hard work & smart work are important.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -padmavathi (11/24/14)
  • i think both are two sides of same coin. in today's contemporary world, smart work is always preferred over hard work but for all we know, there might be someone out there smarter than us, thus to differentiate one need to incorporate smart work in lieu with hard work
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Sunia Mukherjee (11/21/14)
  • Rakshi's comments summarized it all. The first one written by Rajani Sharma only talked about the positive points of smart work. She did not touch the topic of Hard work at all- How it can be beneficial.

    Vishwajeet Thite came across as a matured writer who has summed up the topic very beautifully.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Rakshi (11/19/14)
  • HARD WORK
    You cant just do smart work everytime and be a proficient in something.
    Before working particularly on anything you should be well equipped with the knowledge you need to tackle the problem that doesnt come from smart work. Once you are well equipped then you can use the smartest way of finishing the particular work. Be it programmers,be it cricketers they all work hard to acquire the skillness which over the time contribute to their smartest works!!
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Raja (09/22/15)
  • Put your Hard effort / work initially and continue to work smartly. It is just like a flights take off (Hard work) and fly fast over the air with minimal use of fuel (Smart work). Both are very important and unavoidable to lead a successful life.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Riya (09/22/15)
  • As they say,To live it up in today's competitive world you need to be Street Smart.Instead of doing hours n hours of handwork it would be lucrative to carry out smart work in just few hours.Doing the right thing at the right time matters more than doing futile things all the time.You need to plan up efficient n optimal strategies for future where you could utilize your much precious saved time in other activities.Success demands ingenuity with a little persistent hard work.Not the usual donkey work will lead you to something bizarre denouement.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Abhishek Bajaj (09/22/15)
  • Smart Work Is More Important In Today's World.EveryBody In This World Trying To Reach Their Goals In Short Amount Of Period.I Would Like To Relate This With A Short Incidence Which Took Place With The Former U.S. President Abrahim Lincoln.When Someone Asked from a normal man If He Was Given 8 hours To Cut a Tree With A knife what would he do.He Replied i would simply cut a tree and finish my task as early as possible.And when the same question was asked from Licoln he replied i would consume some time for shapening the knife then i would cut the tree in short amount of time.So SmartWork is more imp in life
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -lakshmanan (09/18/15)
  • hard work is an most import for u r succesful
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -johny (09/18/15)
  • I would like to sum up the topic in one
    single sentence. I.e. Smart work is the byproduct of HARDWORK.

  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -gowri sankar (09/13/15)
  • i dont think so whish is important? whether its hardwork or smartwork.But nowadays in this technology based world time is more important than everything.so to finish work in time smartwork is more important.But to do smart work, our background must be filled with good direction which leads us to reach our goal.we should do hard work to be smart.Thus i finish my talk by saying that both hardwork and smartwork are the two eyes of us.Without one we can live our life but we cant fullfill our life.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -shaligram jha (09/10/15)
  • smart work is really important as it saves time and allows you to reach your goals faster than that of a hard work.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Huda Yumkhaibam (09/07/15)
  • Hark work. -It uses physical strength instead of using brain memories. -For example for person who doesn't have good memories,they need to work hard to achieve their goals in life. -All human are not intelligence.we need to work hard untill smartness achieved in the task we do. Smart work -smart work means how we use our brain in the work we do. -when we do a work smartness is very important because it help to accomplish a work without much using physical strength.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Huda Yumkhaibam (09/07/15)
  • Hark work. -It uses physical strength instead of using brain memories. -For example for person who doesn't have good memories,they need to work hard to achieve their goals in life. -All human are not intelligence.we need to work hard untill smartness achieved in the task we do. Smart work -smart work means how we use our brain in the work we do. -when we do a work smartness is very important because it help to accomplish a work without much using physical strength.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Huda Yumkhaibam (09/07/15)
  • Hark work. -It uses physical strength instead of using brain memories. -For example for person who doesn't have good memories,they need to work hard to achieve their goals in life. -All human are not intelligence.we need to work hard untill smartness achieved in the task we do. Smart work -smart work means how we use our brain in the work we do. -when we do a work smartness is very important because it help to accomplish a work without much using physical strength.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -aswini (09/05/15)
  • i will go with smart work because they consumes time for that they are using short cuts. some of the hard workers take much time for there small works
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -aswini (09/05/15)
  • i will go with smart work because they consumes time for that they are using short cuts. some of the hard workers take much time for there small works
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -rohan waychal (09/05/15)
  • In between smart work and hard work u may first do hard work because before hard work you can't work smartly. you can do work smartly u should first know about it .it is also true that smart work reduces lot of time and also money .so I conclude that both are important.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -rohan waychal (09/05/15)
  • In between smart work and hard work u may first do hard work because before hard work you can't work smartly. you can do work smartly u should first know about it .it is also true that smart work reduces lot of time and also money .so I conclude that both are important.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -harsh rastogi (08/27/15)
  • it's really wonder that in spite of every thing smart work is just working only for short time period but if we talking about hard work is a key to success of everything .you should know each and every thing about any topic so i would prefer hard work is better than the smart work
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -harsh rastogi (08/27/15)
  • it's really wonder that in spite of every thing smart work is just working only for short time period but if we talking about hard work is a key to success of everything .you should know each and every thing about any topic so i would prefer hard work is better than the smart work
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Joni Rajput (08/24/15)
  • As always people want to save time due to lack of time, in this case smart work always prefer but hard work is the initial point for smart work. Without hard work and knowledge I do'nt think person can do smart work. I agree smart work is more important compare to hard work because no body looks for hard work he/she just want the task within short time. But knowledge always comes by hard work If any person do this then he can easily do smart work.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Gokul (08/23/15)
  • I prefer smart work as because though you work hard you should think smartly and act by determining the extreme ends of your action both in a positive as well as negative way.
  • Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Vishwajeet Thite (08/22/13)
  • We are discussing about whether hard work is good or smart work. I will prefer smart work but as a part of discussion we will have a look at both the aspects.

    • Hard work is the building block for the smart work.
    • To do smart work one should have sound knowledge of the subject. This knowledge can be achieved only through hard work.
    • I believe that hard work is always productive – perhaps not in a short run. Rewards come to you when you are not looking for them continuously. When you step out to work with a passion to do your best, you will bring out the best in the others as well! That itself is a great reward.

    • In these days, you hear a lot of talk about working smart. People often tell you, “You don’t get anywhere by sheer hard work. Look at the people working at construction sites. They are working very hard, but are they getting anywhere in life? If you want to achieve success, you need to work smart.” Such comments leave most of us in a confusion. What happened to the sayings like, “Work hard and the success will be yours. ”

    • Is it important to work hard or not?
    • Now we will have a look at the smart work.
    • It is a fact that today nobody has much time to act or to create his or her impression.
    • Actually hard work and smart go hand in hand for you to be successful. Smart work is about making right strategy.
    • Smart work always saves your time which is an important aspect. Through smart work you can achieve your goals faster.
    • Hard work doesn’t need mental ability. Conversely a smart worker uses his brain to make the work easier.
    • As a conclusion I can say that smart work is very important in today’s fast paced life. But to achieve that stage one should do hard work in the background.
  • RE: Hard work or Smart work - Which is important? -Amaya mathur (08/20/15)
  • smart work comes through hardwork but hardwork in right direction to your goal.
    hard work in right direction of your goal is called SMART WORK.

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