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Quotes about Work

There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

There is no elevator to success

In this day and age everything is INSTANT. Instant news, instant information…. instant coffee. “Instant” news (and media) sometimes distorts people’s minds and their perception of reality by making many successes look easy. Just think… A person reads a story of how someone became an instant millionaire and how it happened “overnight”. That same story […]

You may not see the fruit of today’s work but you have seeded a lifetime of knowledge

The fruit of today’s work

A teacher is the farmer that sows knowledge into the minds of children. Each grain of knowledge is like a seed and if you don’t plant it, then it will never grow. You don’t want to create a barren wasteland when the ground is so fertile. At times you many even feel that you are […]

Work fills a large part of your life - Steve Jobs

Work fills a large part of your life

This is part of a much longer speech that Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, made in a commencement speech at Stanford in June 2005. When you think about it, work DOES fill up a large part of your life. Yet how many people are satisfied with what they are doing? How many people believe that […]

What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day

What I don’t like about office Christmas parties

What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. – Phyllis Diller Have you ever been to an office party? Well I don’t know if it is just the ones I have been to but usually there are free (alcoholic) drinks and there is almost always someone (or […]

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

In absence of clearly defined goals…

In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia. It is not known who first said these words but nowadays they ring ever so true in our “busy” lives. How many times do you flit from one thing to another without ever accomplishing anything. In this day and […]

A year from now you may wish you had started today. - Karen Lamb

A year from now you may wish you had started today

A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb So why leave things until later… DO IT NOW! People are very good at putting things off, leaving them until later at that supposedly magical time in the future where the task or activity will miraculously become easier to do. Well […]

Quote about The only job you start at the top is digging a hole

The only job you start at the top is digging a hole

The only job you start at the top, is digging a hole. It’s amazing how many people want to be the top of something or number one but at the same time with little effort. The top tennis players are there because of long hard training. The top guitarists are there because of hours and […]