Whatever career you choose in life, the driving force of it must come from within you.
A career which involves learning and hard work, can be anything that you want it to be. It is the occupation that once taken, accounts for a significant period of your life and with opportunities for progress.
Added to that, your career must be one that makes your life happy and beyond the money or other financial gains, it should be energy-filled.
Notwithstanding, it is imperative that when seeking a career in life, one must think about the hard work that comes with it, the rewards that can come when you have a mindset for getting the work done through team effort and what it means to have good work ethics while in pursuit of a your career.
Here then are 23 career mindfulness quotes to an energy-filled workday:-
1.) “No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.” ~ Napoleon Hill
2.) “Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard work hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing.” BC Forbes
3.) “It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” ~ Carlton Fisk
4.) “He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” George Bernard Shaw
5.) “I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.” ~ Lou Holtz
6.) “A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.” ~ H S M Burns
7.) “Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day…” ~ Orison Swett Marden
8.) “Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” ~ Buddha
9.) “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career.” ~ Earl Nightingale
10.) “Being a well-dressed man is a career, and he who goes for it has no time for anything else.” ~ Heywood Broun
11.) “I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk-seeking profile that you need.” ~ James Joyce
12.) “I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without hard work. This is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it will get you pretty near.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
13.) “There is no substitute for hard work.” ~ Thomas Alva Edison
14.) “If you want to achieve some big and really interesting goals, you have to learn to fall in love with hard work.” ~ Steve Pavlina
15.) “We’re supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.” ~ Ed Vargo
16.) “Most new jobs won’t come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We’ve got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality.” ~ Ross Perot
17.) “Working collectively and collaboratively is the difference between mediocrity by yourself..or success as a team. You have to share the pain..and the responsibility…and if you do then you will also share in the rewards.” ~ Michael Bloomberg
18.) “Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” ~ Vince Lombardi
19.) “No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination, a person can overcome anything.” ~ B. Dodge
20.) “Teamwork is the ability to work towards a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” ~ Andrew Carnegie
21.) “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
22.) “Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” ~ Booker T. Washington
23.) “Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.” ~ James Allen
You get hired for a job, but you build a career – not by what you achieve, but by what you were able to overcome.
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