Getting comfortable is unavoidable if there's any sort of routine in your life. As such, it's easy to become content or lazy, and as web craftsman Chris Shiflett points out, it takes a conscious effort to keep that from happening.
Photo by Greg Epperson(Shutterstock).
That's not to say that there's nothing wrong with being efficient -- if you ever discover an easier way to do something, by all means do it! It's more about approaching all of your work with the same level of vigor and effort, so when you really need to work hard, you'll be more than up for the task at hand.
After all, inspiration is for amateurs.
Working Hard [swissmiss]