The difference between being a mediocre employee and being a great employee pays off in more ways than just in your paycheck. Great employees are more satisfied with their jobs than mediocre ones. Anyone can be a mediocre employee, simply show up and do what you’re told. But what does it take to excel?
With all the bad news pummeling us every day, it is all too easy to fall into a pit of despair. Sometimes I think that everyone in the world is on Prozac, and looking around that world provides plenty of reasons why so many people seem to need those antidepressants. The world can be a difficult and depressing place, and simply finding a reason to hope can be quite a challenge.
It can be difficult to keep up a positive outlook, especially when outside influences like work worries, family problems, and seasonal changes keep getting in the way. Even with all these challenges, however, there are some techniques everyone can use to maintain a positive outlook and keep moving forward.
To make learning happen we should practice, right? Most top athletes become winners because they engage every day in improving their skills and abilities. This is also true for soft skills.