Being smart and working hard, does in fact, take you a long way. If you work harder…and smarter… you will likely get what you want.
But what you want may not always be what you need.
In fact, the cost of working hard and smart may still end up costing a lot.
While Martha was the better server, cleaner and worker…she missed the lesson altogether. It was Mary who chose the necessary portion.
Know why. THEN get to work.