How to achieve more by doing less

As autumn marks a return to work, equip yourself with strategies to excel and thrive in your current role. We unravel some of the most successful ones, for you to achieve more. It´s all about working smarter, not harder.  

Goals is the Northern Star for Success 

Setting goals might sound like old advice, but it’s a proven formula for success. Clearly defined goals provide direction, enhance performance, and align tasks effortlessly. By aligning your goals with company objectives, you’ll see your results soar without overworking. That’s why goals are great, much of the work is just about setting the goal and then letting it work its magic.  

The Power of Active Listening 

To gain even more from your goals, elevate your listening skills! By becoming an active listener and taking in the needs and expectations of your colleagues, superiors, and clients, you can incorporate this into your goals and excel at work by exceeding their expectations. It’s all about going that extra mile without actually having to do it. 

Develop Strong Relationships 

Being liked at work is not only fun, it’s also crucial. Fostering connections with colleagues across departments, as well as mentors, can make your career grow. These colleagues, or mentors, can provide you with insights, opportunities for skill-sharing, and a support system to navigate challenges effectively. All by just being friendly.  

You can also seek help from your peers by asking regularly for input. Feedback is a valuable tool for self-improvement. Constructive criticism can help you identify areas for growth and refine your skills. So, remember, the small talk at the coffee machine might not be such a vast of time. 

By embracing these strategies, you’ll not only excel in your current employment but also create a foundation for a successful and fulfilling career journey – without having to put in more hours. It’s all about working smarter, not harder.