Working Smarter, Not Harder: A Bufferchat Recap

This week in #bufferchat, we all talked about working smarter and not harder! We discussed what “work smarter, not harder” means to us, how we manage our energy and be productive, our favourite ways of taking breaks and making time for ourselves and much more.

Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, at TWO times every Wednesday for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. Same topic, same place, just at different times – feel free to join whichever chat time that works best for you!

For our community in Asia and Australia (or anyone in other timezones that like this time the best!): 4 pm AEST (Sydney time, UTC+10)

For our community in North/South America, Europe and Africa (or others!): 9 am PT (California time)

This week’s stats:
1st Bufferchat: 118 participants; 848 tweets; reach of 1,156,943
2nd Bufferchat: 321 participants; 1,626 tweets; reach of 1,450,826

Q1: What does “work smarter, not harder” mean to you?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: How can working smarter impact your work and work life?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: How do you manage your energy throughout the day?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: What are great strategies you’ve tried for working more productively?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: What are your favorite ways to take breaks and make time for yourself during your work day?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: How often do you check your email throughout the day?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: What’s your super secret tip for saving time?

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 7 here!

Thank you so much to our community for sharing your awesome insights and for participating in this chat!

Catch #bufferchat each Wednesday at 9 am PST, 12 pm EST, 5 pm BST **OR** at 4 pm AEST (Sydney time, UTC+10). Join our new Slack community with over 2,000 members to continue these awesome conversations all week long!

Do you have any comments or answers to these questions? Leave your thoughts in the comments! We’d love to hear from you!

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