Do you work hard? Or you work smart? Smart work outshines hard work any day, any time. You have been taught that hard work pays; now, that is true. But you have to take it a step further by learning to be hardworking the smart way.
Whatever you have chosen as your work, always try to figure out how to ethically actualize results in an easier, faster and more efficient way.
Work hard, but be smart about it.