Chanakya was one shrewd advisor, whose pearls of wisdom are relevant even today. Here are 11 precious lines from the Arthashastra, of which he was the author, that will help you excel in your work life.
This is the reason people who follow the â€˜yes bossâ€™ route are smart. Instead of being honest and axing on your own foot, try being diplomatic. Only because true opinions are painful and people donâ€™t want to hear them. Being too honest and direct makes you come across as a rude person who doesnâ€™t value feelings. On the contrary, being diplomatic doesnâ€™t hurt anybody and you can easily get things done.
Sounds like a foolproof plan to save your time from getting wasted, right? A smart worker will only do things that will yield results. They wonâ€™t do donkeyâ€™s work and, instead, will save their time by being productive at what they do.