Enlightenment for Those Entering the Workforce

Whether you’re starting a new job or career, here is sage advice to keep in mind.

“Do work with your whole heart and you will succeed — there is so little competition.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Your mindset will be one of the most important predictors of success, not the career or leadership path you’ve chosen.” – Gayle Lantz, excerpt from Graduation Advice for Leaders

“If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.” – Betty Reese

“You can earn an MBA and go on to become a CEO, but it doesn’t prepare you for the life choices you’ll have to make. And, no amount of schooling can really prepare you for dealing with clients, customers, vendors, family, etc. People being unpredictable, and all. Instead, it helps to figure out what your “personal core purpose” is — to give you some solid ground to stand on.” – Yvonne DiVita

“Q: Is there a more important decision in life than the choice of a career or the choice of a spouse? A: Yes. The choice of which one is going to come first.” – Marilyn vos Savant


One reply on “Enlightenment for Those Entering the Workforce”

Great quotes from great people. Thanks for including my thoughts, Sybil. A personal core purpose, striving something bigger than yourself, is always the best place to start, in my brazen opinion. Hey, why be humble>

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