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The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it.
-- Marcus Aurelius
 

 

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A job well done

Nothing can compare to the satisfaction you receive from a job well done. When the problems have been solved and the difficult tasks have been completed, you know without a doubt that you’ve created something of real value.

Any difficult challenge can seem a bit overwhelming when you first encounter it. Yet as you begin to work on it, you transform it from overwhelming to fulfilling.

The confidence you gain from a job well done cannot be obtained in any other way. And that confidence will still be with you long after the work has been completed.

The real value of accomplishment is not in the having. It is in the doing.

Success is a state of mind, and the most reliable way to reach that state of mind is by working through a meaningful challenge. What a blessing it is that there is always work to be done.

Step willingly forward and take on those tasks that you know will make a difference. And enjoy the continuing benefits that flow from a job well done.

— Ralph Marston

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