“When work is your blessing and you do so much of it, your life is more of a blessing. It’s more of a contributor to the good life that you want to live.” – Brian Buffini
In today’s world, many people see work as something to be endured, not enjoyed. In this episode, Brian explains why our culture’s definition of success needs to be re-examined, why a lack of self-control and an inability to delay gratification mean people get stuck in jobs they dislike and why, when done in the right way, work offers far more than just financial reward and is the key to the good life.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- Why work is often perceived as a curse.
- The three blessings of work.
- The best way to work.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Episode 191, Do the Hustle
“Livin’ for the Weekend,” by The O’Jays
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison
“Hard work spotlights the character of people; some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing
“If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster.” – Stephen Covey
“Our economic decisions can doom us to doing jobs we hate and they can eliminate our choices.” – Brian Buffini
“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie
“I have this great passion myself for this calling to bring the good life to more people; to help people feel better, to help people think better and to help people do better.” – Brian Buffini
“When you view work as a blessing and not a curse, those who come after you will see work as a blessing and not a curse and their work will impact others.” – Brian Buffini