You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage worth ethic.
Do the kind of job that if at the end of the day,
your employer had to pay you what you were worth,
they couldn't afford to keep you, rather than for you to owe them.
Motivational Quotes |
It reminds us that opportunity abounds, that all one needs is the knack of
seizing the chances that exist,
of being in the right place at the right time. A little bit of luck helps,
yes, but the key element, which too many
in our affluent society have forgotten, is still hard work - grinding it out.
Paul D. Paganucci, Intro to Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's
Play your strengths. Success will come if you love what you're doing.
Inspirational Quotes |
Most of my life I have done what I wanted to do. I have had fun on the job.
Quotes about Life |
Unless you discover what will increase your positive feelings,
you are unlikely to make a change that will offer a true difference to
how happy you feel about going to work.
Reen Rose, The Secrets to Being Happy at Work: Learn to Love the Job You're With
Positive Attitude |
Make your program so long and so hard that the people who praise
you will always seem to be talking about something very trivial in
comparison to what
you are really trying to do.… Get a good start on it.…
Then you will be free to work. And, being free to work, you will
have achieved the truest success and satisfaction.
I've worked in corporate environments for many years,
and one thing that's clear is that there's no shortage of people
knowing how to play the blame game.
Jeanne Boschert, The Ethical Exit: Transition Your Work and Love Your Life
Even if you have a job that's not necessarily the most fulfilling job,
start looking for the one or two things you do like about your job
and focus on those.
Linda Chaousis Thurston, Beyond Positive Thoughts
A direct result of delegation, outsourcing and automation is that many
of us become dependent on others for our work.
We become lazy and try to shrug off every little thing that needs to be done.
Joe Martin, My Time My Rule
Top Ten Work Quotes |
When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place.
Words of Encouragement |
None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing.
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
When you feel passionate about your work, you do not set rigid
boundaries between work time and personal time, because the work
itself is personal.
Larry Smith, No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career
Change is tough. If you're like most people, every fiber of your being
will resist having to take on the hard work of eliminating the thoughts
that support your self-forfeiting feelings and behavior.
Wayne Dyer, Your Erroneous Zones: Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life
Inspirational Thoughts |
One of the things that modern work has shown us time and time again is that a job seems only as good as the day is long. This simply means that one never knows when the fortunes of a company will change where no change was expected.
Byron Pulsifer, The Finish
Delegate your work. Stop spending dollar time on penny jobs.
Mary Kay Ash
We Never Seem to Have Enough Time |
The solution is within range, but what you're currently doing isn't working,
need to change your approach.
Stephen Hall, Emotional Mastery
Thoughts about Change |
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Quotes about God |
When you organize activities, you can weed out unimportant stuff and
work more efficiently.
Nick Bell, Organize Yourself Starting Today!
Job Improvement |
We get what we want when we stay focused and do the work.
Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow
Stop and Focus |
New careers, self-employment, part-time work, or consulting
are common occurrences for people who 'retire' from a long-time,
primary job or career.
Sara Yogev, A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement: For Better or for Worse . . . But Not for Lunch
Einstein eventually learned piano as well, but his passion was violin,
and he said that music helped him with his work.
Florian Hewitt, Einstein: Famous Scientist, Committed Pacifist, And Timeless Genius
Albert Einstein Quotes |
Flexible working is about being able to be effective regardless
of your location; whether that's at home, in the airport, on the train,
in a cafe, or at a specially designed drop-in office.
Dave Coplin, Business Reimagined
Beyond Yesterday |
It's not enough these days to just turn up at work.
You're expected to be a contributor also.
Norah Deay, How To Become The Go-To Person: Make yourself indispensable!
How You Accomplish Your Work |
It wasn't until 1926 that Henry Ford introduced the 40 hour work week,
but that is still an elusive goal to some.
Joe Zeller, How To Wake Up Early: For Super Lazy People
Henry Ford Quotes |
If you can't see yourself working on something monotonous for an
extensive length of time, that is okay. Set a limit.
Brian Karr, A Self-Help Cure For Procrastination: 5 Highly Effective Strategies To Get Things Done
One of the biggest mistakes made by people who are wishing to
become self-dependent is the inability to come to grips with the fact
that it takes a lot of hard work.
Dr. Lauren Cunning, Choose Yourself: A Guide to Being Self-Dependent
You should never ever put yourself down. You are a work in progress;
you will make mistakes.
Robert Washington, Inner Peace and Happiness In 14 Steps
But believe it or not, stress is not about how much the job demands of us,
it's how much we are able to stand up to the demands. We all have thresholds,
and vacations are a way of reinforcing those thresholds and fortifying the spirit.
Sage Wilcox, The 2-Hour Vacation: Let Go and Relax, Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Gain Inner Peace, and Happiness
Work is a blessing not a curse; just ask anyone who is pounding the
pavement in search of a paycheck!
Wallace R.Curiel, Thriftcraft - How to Work Less, Live More, and
Retire at Any Age Sooner Than You Ever Dreamed Possible!
Laughter in the workplace leads to employees who are genuinely
happy to go to work every day.
Jeffrey Briar, The Laughter Yoga Book: Laugh Yourself to Better Health - Physical, Mental, Emotional, Social, Spiritual
If you realized you work too many hours, make a commitment
to leave work half an hour earlier this week.
Tsang Lindsay, Live Free: Re-Write Your Story
It is difficult to maintain a relationship with someone who
cannot put down their phone or leave their work commitments at the office.
Jamaal Watson, Stress Management
Effective communication will help you to strengthen your relationships
with others. It will improve your ability to work with a team, make
decisions and solve problems.
Eric Davenport, Communication
Each of us has our own work to do, our own path to walk.
Corey Gladwell, The Human Experience
Yes, you have to work at it and take action. Finding optimum health
takes action. Losing weight takes work. It takes willpower and discipline.
Brian M. Heater, Start the Revolution Within
You will need hard work, determination and an unflinching attitude
to get where you want to get.
K. Elizabeth, Follow Your Passion
To me, staying healthy at work means you can go home at the end of
the day or at the end of your shift feeling peaceful. It means you can stop
thinking about work and enjoy your life.
Kathleen A. Paris, Ph.D. Staying Healthy in Sick Organizations: The Clover Practice™
If you want to be a leader, take it for granted that you'll have to work long
and hard, sweat the details, be eloquent, fight through many obstacles
and never give up.
That's the job description. If it bothers you, find another line of work.
Will Peters, Leadership Lessons
Public speaking is hard work; don't let anybody fool you into thinking
Frank Fields, Public Speaking Without Fear
Certain musicians can emanate a signature similar to that in their own writing,
so you can differentiate their own unique form of work through the colours
formed from their music.
Paul Keller, Peace
A person's ability to function at work is severely impacted by anxiety
disorders, also hampering them in social settings and within the family.
Mike Mitchell, Mindfulness: Mindfulness For Anxiety Relief
While some people can't wait until their retirement, others
feel cheated that they have to retire at all.
Retirement Wishes |
. . . take pride in what you are doing and finish it from start to finish.
You are going to find that people will notice it and you can take some
pride in your work.
Mike C. Adams, Self Discipline
What We Do Not Know |
The focus is to find a blueprint you are unhappy with and work
out how to change it.
Kylie Dunn, Living with Intent
You may, of course, sometimes find yourself in work situations that are
indeed unfair and unrewarding. But by reacting angrily or by impulsively
'running away,' you encourage
people to conclude that you cannot handle frustration and
are likely to enrage yourself when things get tough again. A much better
is to reduce your anger and do your best to improve the situation.
Albert Ellis, How To Control Your Anger Before It Controls You
I was never really great in anything I did, but because I worked hard I
was able to achieve success in almost everything I tried my hand in.
Marc Trestman, Perseverance: Life Lessons on Leadership and Teamwork
Always write down your specific goals in writing and paste
it in front of your working table. Make sure your goal chart is in
front of your eyes. This will give you motivation and keep you
pumped up while working on your goal.
Jack Clinton, Keep Calm and Stay Productive
Most people who crave recognition for their work do not
understand their urge to create and explore without the need for recognition.
Eric Christian, Introvert
Balanced Life |
Even if you are just lying on the bed throughout the day,
your body is working to digest food, keep your senses and
brain active and work on demand. In fact, your brain works
even while you are sleeping.
Naomi Hill, How to Have a Good Day
Personal Development Goals |
Another stress reduction technique involves helping other
people through charity, community work or even simple good-deeds
to the people around you.
Scott Colter, Psychology: Positive
Helping Others |
Self-discipline in the cornerstone of success. It can help you do better
at school, work, sports, fishing, chess, and any other activity or goal
that you have.
Brad Ryan, Self-Discipline: Self-Discipline of a Spartan
Being confident at a young age can also help you gain upward mobility
at work. When you are confident, you have a greater chance of being
Gabor Cadman, Confidence: Easy Steps to Attain Super Confidence
If you must work hard, work hard to find a smart solution.
Alexander Woo, Work Hard, Die Poor? Or Work Smart, Retire Young and Rich?
Every Problem Has A Solution |
Simplicity takes work. But it's good work. And it's worth it. It's not
the 'easy way out.' It comes with effort. But the value is great.
Mike Burns, Simpler: Declutter Your Life and Focus on What's Most Important
Sometimes people seem to be doing better than you. They may seem
to be way ahead of you in hitting some goals
that you may not be close to achieving, but never be
bothered by it. Just keep on working hard and carrying on
with the steady pace that works best for you.
Chikamso Efobi, Twisted in a Positive Way
If you want to improve your focus now, you should choose the places
where you work or study. Avoid places that have a lot of tempting distractions.
John Morgan, 100% Focused: 25 Great Ways To Improve Your Focus And Concentration
Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance.
In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.
Throughout his (Dwight Eisenhower) adult life his diaries record that he
habitually rose at six, and on many days worked till eleven p.m.
'Seven hours' sleep is plenty,' he would say.
Paul Johnson, Eisenhower: A Life
Dwight Eisenhower Quotes |
Identify which part of the day you feel most confident and energized,
and use this time to work on the tasks that require the most concentration.
Ted Robbins, Time Management: Master Time Management and Boost Your Success
At the working man’s house hunger looks in but dares not enter.
Benjamin Franklin Quotes
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only
with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit
at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
The question is, "why is it important to balance work and play?"
For starters, "all work and no play…" You know how that goes.
Ginel Love, 25 Tips To Balance Everyday Work and Play
Motivational Poems |
There are 3 outcomes for you in any job: you'll be fired, quit or get laid off.
You WILL change jobs.
Poems about Life |
Research shows that high-performing workers demonstrate high
degrees of self-awareness and can more accurately assess their
workplace behaviors such as procrastination.
Nancy Morris, . Procrastinate Now: Rethinking Time Management
Beavers build houses; but they build them in nowise differently,
or better now, than they did, five thousand years ago. Ants, and honey-bees,
provide food for winter; but just in the same way they did, when Solomon
referred the sluggard to them as patterns of prudence. Man is not the only
animal who labors; but he is the only one who improves his workmanship.
Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Many of us do not need a different job. We simply need a different attitude
and a new point of view about the job we have.
Begin by envisioning Jesus standing in the midst of your work
place as your real boss. Then look for the life lessons God provides
through your work.
Work brings man to life, sets him in motion.
Work is man in action doing things. Nothing happens until people go to work.
Work creates the world we live in.
Wilfred Peterson Quotes
If you took the time to talk to any successful person, she would tell you that
success is always a process.
It's a daily slog where most of your time is spent doing the same thing
over and over. Rinse and repeat. Day in and day out.
A few wins along the way, and then a few setbacks. Eventually,
by working hard, and often for many, many years, you'll become successful.
That's the reality of success. It's not luck or an event -
just a lot of hard work and daily action.
S. J. Scott, Habit Stacking: 127 Small Changes to Improve Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness
The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation;
it is only available by labor.
Jim Rohn Quotes
Never wish for what you can work for.