10 Ways to Be Successfully Lazy in Business

How to Make Laziness Pay

Ever hear of Hlade’s Law? It says that if you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy person — they’ll find an easier way to do it.

Actually, the smartest people are often the laziest because they are always looking for better ways to do things. In the process, they’re finding that working smarter, not harder, offers a fast track to business success.

In that spirit, here’s our salute to couch-potato business tactics. These 10 suggestions may not make you the busiest business owner on the block, but they just might make you the most successful one. And at the end of the day, isn’t that what really matters?

— Barbara Swenson