Posts Tagged ‘work’
What Are You Working For?
I’ve always viewed my work, whatever it may be, as my art. It’s my contribution to the world. I’m going to give my best because I care, regardless of how it’s received. I care that it’s done well and that it serves someone else well or brings them some joy. I’ve never been motivated solely…Read More
Menial or Meaningful?
We have 25 large plants in our tiny condo. They bring a lot of life into the house. Unfortunately, we’ve welcomed in another, not so welcomed, life form. Ants. Millions of them, laying white cotton-like nests all over the leaves and slowly killing our plants. The plants were in need of some de-anting, pruning and…Read More
The Caring Lens
I recently tweeted, “The difference between extraordinary business and bad business is not judged by the level of income, but the level of care. Caring wins.” The more experience I gain in business, the more I realize that when it comes to character traits, caring is the one I value most. In a recent post,…Read More
Do Your Job Well
If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.’…Read More