Tough Five – Things I Learned Today

Posted: September 26, 2012 in The World According To, Tough Five
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Follow Your Heart

5.) “There’s a word to describe giving it your best shot every time – it’s called professionalism.”

4.) “Always do more than what you are paid for, and one day you will be paid for more than you do.”

3.) “None of your employers will be perfect and your colleagues may be lazy. But when you sign on as an employee, your job is to give your best, not to pick holes in the guy who signs the cheques.”

2.) “When you only give fifty percent effort, you suffer much more than your boss. He only loses a few dollars. You lose your enthusiasm and your self esteem, and a whole chunk of your life.”

1.) “You give your best not because you need to impress people. You give your best because that’s the only way to enjoy your work.”

*excerpts from Andrew Matthews’ book Follow Your Heart

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