In the end, you have to want to do your job or not do it well at all

JoshuaClayton By JoshuaClayton, 24th Feb 2016 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Productivity should be play, because when it feels like fun and excitement, it is done better and with more quality. When productivity feels like work, that is when a wall of doing badly is hit and you should find something more satisfying to do.

What does play have to do with work ethic that makes a person genuinely rich anyway?

Talk to most any top earner who genuinely does their job well, and you find that work is relaxing play to most of them. Why? Because they not only love what they are doing and do it well, but, they genuinely win their game by their own estimation at all levels if you get my meaning in these first few sentences.

Work is doing something you do not like doing and earning a living, play really is doing something you love doing. The happy medium between them both is doing what you love doing and earning a living. When it is easy and you love doing it, that is the happy medium, genuinely.

When a person's whole life and livelihood is enjoyable, do not be jealous. Emulate them in what you love to do and make a living at it if possible ultimately. Where play and work ethic meet is finding out what you genuinely love to do and make a living at doing it and if you really want to make a living doing it, and it does not seem possible. Get creative. How do you think rich creative business people get that way anyway?

So, loving to do what you do has everything to do with genuine work ethic. If it did not, then, stereotypical non creative factory worker type communism without a chance to get wealthy doing what you love would work uniformly for everybody. What does work is happy individualism with genuine chances for creative betterment. In short, work and life should be enjoyed playfully. For, no matter how much money, capital or progress is made when you hate what you are doing, you are poor, genuinely poor. If you love what you are doing, you are genuinely rich in all ways.

The way to greatness

Greatness is loving to win, not hating to lose. Let me explain what I mean: There is no such thing as permanent, terminal failure except for those who genuinely hate to lose even temporarily until they do win. In fact, the key positive factor a successful politician has on their side is being willing to run, temporarily fail and then win ultimately after seemingly failing "too much". Same with inventors, ironically. Inventors come up with an idea initially that is good, and then fail in experiment after experiment until they succeed once inventing what they are trying to invent. Sure, these things are seeming opposites, but, what is invention and politics but proving grounds for the ultimate mettle of success: "taking the consistent risk to ultimately succeed". The word consistent is the key here. It indicates perseverance, persistence and genuine power. In fact, I repeat a U.S. Presidential quote that is real for all endeavors that lead to greatness, it comes from U.S. President Calvin Coolidge:

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

It is all in the positively persistent attitude and understanding the nature of perseverance with determination to succeed whatever the odds or temporary losses that gets anyone into the genuine hall of fame. So many can have talent, ideas, education, and all the other stuff it takes, but if you do not have "that force", the rest of it is worth nothing.


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I am a freelance writer based in Inglewood, California, USA. I used to write under a few aliases, but now I have nothing to hide and write mostly under my own name. I write mostly on self-help topics.

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author avatar Hasnat Rasool
24th Feb 2016 (#)

cool topic

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