Sharpen the Axe…and Increase Your Microsoft Dynamics GP Productivity
‘If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.' - Abraham Lincoln
That's a great quote, isn't it? Unfortunately, it's the opposite of what many people do. When they have a project to work on, most people just work on it directly with little or no preparation. However, highly productive people prepare things well in advance, allowing them to outperform those with little or no preparation. They accomplish the job in less time and with less stress. That's called working smart.
Here's a story to illustrate the point: