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Balancing Work & Life by Ben Renshaw, Robert Holden

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Working Smarter, Not Harder

A common myth is that the results you achieve are directly related to how hard you work. However, greater effort does not always equal greater effectiveness. Use your time efficiently, learn to delegate, and make sure you switch off when you leave the office.

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Value every hour of the day – make sure that you use them effectively.

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Take full advantage of your available leisure time.

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Schedule regular hour-long thinking sessions.

Using time efficiently

Sometimes a poor work–life balance is a symptom of poor time management. Realize that time is your most valuable resource: ultimately, your ability to “save time” or “waste time” determines how well you balance your work and life. Have you ever systematically ...

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