Just a quick story today. And please excuse my narration skills. I’m no writer 🙂
So a couple days ago I went to a governmental department to get some paper work done. Sitting there waiting for my turn I noticed something unusual about an employee. He was overly animated and smiley! Yep. A government employee, in a government department, who’s didn’t look like a preprogrammed monotonous robot. Being the curious man that I am, I had to figure out what was the deal.
Then it was my turn. After briefly chitchatting with the guy it was evident. I surprisingly declared to him: “you’ve got to be the most enthusiastic employee I’ve ever met!”
With a big grin, he replied: “Thanks! You’re number 29. Only one more to break my personal record!”
The guy was competing with himself. He then picked up the phone calling other employees asking if there’s anyone waiting in line so they could pass them to him. He really wanted to break the record!
When at times you were super enthusiastic about your job, what was it that motivated and drove you? Share it with us in the comment box below.
My curiosity just went through the roof! And I asked: “what is it that makes you excited about what you do?”
I couldn’t help but shut my mouth and watch with fascination as he carried on with his job. The guy was an embodiment of a wisdom that millionaire entrepreneurs share with whoever seeks their knowledge. And here it is: If you’re an employer, only hire super stars. If you’re an employee, thrive to work with super stars.
In our friend’s case, it was the latter. He is a superstar, working with superstars fully implementing one of life coaching and NLP’s main rules for long lasting change: “create a supportive environment”.
Of course this is applicable to more than just the work environment. It applies to every relationship you create or maintain in your life. If you’re in a relationship that’s not serving your purpose and you’re not sure what to do, read the post titled ‘Are you stuck in a crabby relationship?’ here.
Until next time,
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