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Things To Know About Work Ethic
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Things To Know About Work Ethic

There is definitely a quality that must be learned early on in life that will follow you around for a lifetime and this a persons work ethic. Some folks just have what it takes to self motivate and get a job done, regardless of the obstacles in their way, they continue on with a moral obligation, until the task at hand is complete.

This is something that is just as important to the billionaire entrepreneur as it is to the car wash laborer. You have to be in the moment and keep up with the pace of the goings on around you and at the sametime be able to foresee problems ahead before they arise. This requires forward thinking and a mental commitment to your duties.

There is a great difference between being a hard worker and having a good work ethic. A person can immerse themselves into a task and repeat that task until told to stop or change the way they are going about from someone else. Or a person can perform a task and at the sametime mentally be thinking of ways to honestly improve on that task, whether it be a way of streamlining the task by replacing a step or eliminating useless movements.

Thinking outside the box is truly a valuable trait that most successful people seem to possess. Some like to call them eccentric, crazy, hyper, untraditional, different, you get the picture. But its the work ethic of these individuals that force them to not settle with the status quo, or the regular way of doing things.

They somehow see the light at the end of the tunnel before anyone else working right alongside of them does. They are doing the same job but one is using the task as an opportunity to learn, not only to make the job better but to better themselves by challenging themselves.

These people are never late and they take pride in their work no matter how small the importance of the job. Their work is a reflection of them and so it will never said that they perform shabby work. Ever. They don't have any excuse when something goes wrong, they take full responsibility for their actions, and use failure as a stepping stone to reaching excellence.

If you are an employer you want people with a good work ethic down in the trenches, because as the boss you were once there and you know what it takes to make things better as you are getting things done. Honest hard working individuals with good work ethics, are usually the ones getting promoted and moving up the corporate chain.


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You're right! While hard work is certainly important, the work ethic of making things better is even more critical.

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