I have not sought out nor come across any empirical data set that proves this, nor do I plan to. However, I have spent a lot of time hearing the same story over and over again. Many people are not excited about the work they are doing everyday. The last Forbes survey stated that four out of five people were not happy with their jobs. Four out of Five – that is 80%, which puts the 20/80 rule (that 20% of your efforts get 80% of the work done) into an entirely different perspective. Just think about that when you’re heading out the door and on the crowded bumper-to-bumper highway on the way to work. As you sit there, looking at your phone (when you shouldn’t be), look at the cars sitting there around you and realize, for every five cars, four of those drivers are not happy about going to work.
Do you begin the day sluggish and tired or are you energized and excited about the possibilities that the day ahead holds? Your attitude at the start the day can have more affect on you than ten cups of
When you look back at your career, do you see a distinct plan unfolding or a bunch of random connections, chance encounters, and
One of the most dangerous words I know is comfortable. In all honesty, we often don’t use the words, we just act them out. See, in the world of career and personal development, we want to constantly challenge ourselves to be the very
The fact is that many people are not excited about the work they do each day. Indeed, recent surveys have stated that four out of five people are not happy with their current jobs. That is 80%, which sheds new light on the 80/20 rule. Just think about