There is “applied laziness” and “avoidance of work.”

It comes down to effectiveness and can you live with yourself if you intentionally do poor work.

I trained a lot of people while doing my regular job. The goals (1) work smart, not hard, i.e. “applied laziness” and (2) avoid overtime where possible. Overtime usually meant that someone made a mistake and overtime, when people are tired, causes more mistakes.

One of my managers said, “You are the laziest person I have ever seen when it comes to avoiding extra typing.”

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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