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Question: Difference between hard work and smart work?

Answer: Hard work is the idea we are implementing that we have inherited through what we have learnt but smart work is where we use our out of box skills.

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Question: Difference between hard work and smart work?

Hard work is the idea we are implementing that we have inherited through what we have learnt but smart work is where we use our out of box skills. Source:

Answered by: rajpreethi | Date: 3/1/2008 | Contact rajpreethi Contact rajpreethi

Hard Working :- Hard Working comprise skills which are accomplished through physical capabilities

Smart Working :- Smart Working requires mental capablities to get the work done Source:

Answered by: Abid | Date: 3/11/2008 | Contact Abid Contact Abid

Hardwork means when u dont use your brain & do the work in the traditional way as all hav done earlier putting all your efforts whereas smartwork includes creative approach ,some initial study over the work assigned,using new ideas or may be some shortcuts &achieving your goals. Source:

Answered by: priyanka | Date: 4/8/2008 | Contact priyanka Contact priyanka

Hardwork :without thinking new ideas continue the work with old ideas

Smartwork: Innovating new Ideas Source:

Answered by: Rekha.R | Date: 2/26/2009 | Contact Rekha.R Contact Rekha.R

hardwork to me is interpreting everything step by step as it is told to you with out being smart working is gathering all info of tasks needed to be done and using your creative mind to process an approach to have the job done at a shorter time. Source:

Answered by: gibbb gann | Date: 3/10/2009 | Contact gibbb gann Contact gibbb gann

hard work done with phical capability and smart work done with skills. Source:

Answered by: ajay kumar sharma | Date: 4/1/2009 | Contact ajay kumar sharma Contact ajay kumar sharma

Hard work mean dedication and smart work mean dedication with inner intelligence Source:

Answered by: Neelam Ranjan | Date: 6/6/2009 | Contact Neelam Ranjan Contact Neelam Ranjan

the difference is nothing but the effort which we put in to accomplish the task. The abscense of physical effort is the main advantage of doing a smart work. Also the amount of work which we do by smart work is always way ahead than doing hark work... Source:

Answered by: prakash | Date: 6/13/2009 | Contact prakash Contact prakash

1.Hard work is the conventional way of performing a task which includes both physical as well as mental strain

2.Smart work is the work which is finished on time with less resources used but with a lot of creative thinking behind. It includes the love towards a job Source:

Answered by: kamalesh | Date: 8/26/2009 | Contact kamalesh Contact kamalesh

Hard Work never fails. The more harder u work the more luck u get. Requires lot of physical activity

Smart Work sometimes fails. Requires lot of mental activity.

But in another case the more harder u work the more smart one can become. Source:

Answered by: Gary Malcolm | Date: 9/1/2009 | Contact Gary Malcolm Contact Gary Malcolm

Hardwork means working but not getting desired output and Smartwork means working with some logic and skills to get best output. Source:

Answered by: madhur mandhan | Date: 9/16/2009 | Contact madhur mandhan Contact madhur mandhan

In hardworking, the person have the capacity work hard even if he is not capable for it. At this time he is ready to work to achieve his target with inadequate knowledge. But in smartworking, person apply his own skill which can help the organization to progress & feel the person unique for his abilities. These are my thoughts.... Source:

Answered by: priya | Date: 9/25/2009 | Contact priya Contact priya

Hard Working:- It is the way in which I can give my max. effort to achieve my predetermined goal.
Smart Working:-It is the way in which or when I can use my hard work potentiality to achieve my target. Source:

Answered by: Amlan banerjee | Date: 10/1/2009 | Contact Amlan banerjee Contact Amlan banerjee



Answered by: Vinod | Date: 11/4/2009 | Contact Vinod Contact Vinod

You can answer this question by simply giving the example.
A labour's work is hard work where there is only physical strain.
where as a Designer's job is smart work with full of innovative ideas. Source:

Answered by: kalpesh devpura | Date: 12/16/2009 | Contact kalpesh devpura Contact kalpesh devpura

Smart work is to know from where and how to get the work done rather than doing all the work. Source:

Answered by: Chaitanya | Date: 12/18/2009 | Contact Chaitanya Contact Chaitanya

Hardwork is physical work that do not use any new thing but smart working we should use mind & new idias. Source:

Answered by: anupam rani | Date: 1/4/2010 | Contact anupam rani Contact anupam rani

Hard work is the hidden form of work on the other hand smart work is that type of work where we apply both internal mentality and techniques to achive accomplishment. Source:

Answered by: mushtaq ahmad | Date: 3/15/2010 | Contact mushtaq ahmad Contact mushtaq ahmad

in my opinion hard is when we apply our full efforts and our full energy in our work whereas when we use our energy and when we apply our efforts on the right time on the right place is known as smart work. in smart work we wait for the right time to use our efforts in the right way but in hard work we dont think this... we think that every time is right. Source:

Answered by: kirti | Date: 6/14/2010 | Contact kirti Contact kirti

take an example..using small buckets to harvest rain water is HARD WORK,as it comprises more effort and time..
on the other hand using large reservoir to preserve water is SMART WORK,as same task is being done with better idea and effort..
but SMART WORK IS NOT SUBSTITUTE OF HARD WORK..they go hand in hand.. Source:

Answered by: saryu | Date: 6/21/2010 | Contact saryu Contact saryu

hard work is more based on mechanical word
smart work z mental activity Source:

Answered by: sakshi gupta | Date: 7/13/2010 | Contact sakshi gupta Contact sakshi gupta

hard work is more based on mechanical word
smart work z mental activity Source:

Answered by: sakshi gupta | Date: 7/13/2010 | Contact sakshi gupta Contact sakshi gupta

hard is mainly mechanical activity
smart wokr is mental activity Source:

Answered by: sakshi gupta | Date: 7/15/2010 | Contact sakshi gupta Contact sakshi gupta

First we have to love the work what we do. Doing the work with love is said to be smart work. Doing the work without love is said to be Hard work.

with out loving work a small work also becomes a big and hard work. Source:

Answered by: anbu | Date: 7/23/2010 | Contact anbu Contact anbu

In simple words Hard work is to go at the top storey with the help of stairs and smart work is with the help of lift. Lift can't work at the failure of electricity but stairs will always be workable. Source:

Answered by: Mohita Sharma | Date: 7/26/2010 | Contact Mohita Sharma Contact Mohita Sharma

Smart work means saving Money Energy and time and working with new idea and other that working with this all thats means hard work Source:

Answered by: Shashikant Barapatre | Date: 7/28/2010 | Contact Shashikant Barapatre Contact Shashikant Barapatre

getting a job done is smart work

while doing a job is a hard work

Answered by: BRIJ | Date: 7/30/2010 | Contact BRIJ Contact BRIJ

hard work is time taking work and the smart work is the time saving work Source:

Answered by: rahul | Date: 8/17/2010 | Contact rahul Contact rahul

Learning from your own mistakes and performing a job/task is attributed to hard work while Learning from others' mistakes and seek perfection with less effort can be referred to smart work. Source:

Answered by: Swamy k | Date: 8/28/2010 | Contact Swamy k Contact Swamy k


Answered by: PRADEEP.S.KARKERA | Date: 9/3/2010 | Contact PRADEEP.S.KARKERA Contact PRADEEP.S.KARKERA

according to the type of work the activities differs.for example. if you take agricultural work their smart and hard work is very necessary.whatever may be the activities you r doing smart work is very effective than hard smart works mental health will be defined. Source:

Answered by: loganathan | Date: 9/3/2010 | Contact loganathan Contact loganathan

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