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Womenomics by Katty Kay, Claire Shipman

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CHAPTER FIVE

lazy like a fox: work smarter not harder

Work smarter, not harder—a concept as simple and elegant as e = mc2. Einstein’s equation changed the world; our foolproof Womenomics formula will change your universe. What they have in common is a new understanding of energy. If you’re going to work less and still achieve, you need to understand where to direct your precious energy resources. Remember: your time and energy are finite commodities; you need to use them to maximum effect.

That’s where our fox comes in. Foxes are precise and cunning, a disposition we applaud. They know instinctively how to sniff out the best opportunities, a skill that allows them to hunt when and how they want, but with minimum effort. They aren’t given ...

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