Quote of the day…..

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

**Harry F. Banks**

10 Ways To Be Professional

Acting like a professional really means doing what it takes to make others think of you as reliable, respectful, and competent. Depending on where you work and the type of job you have, this can take on many different forms.

There are, however, quite a few common traits when it comes to being professional. This includes the following:

1. Competence. You’re good at what you do – and you have the skills and knowledge that enable you to do your job well.

2. Reliability. People can depend on you to show up on time, submit your work when it’s supposed to be ready, etc.

3. Honesty. You tell the truth and are upfront about where things stand.

4. Integrity. You are known for your consistent principles.

5. Respect For Others. Treating all people as if they mattered is part of your approach.

6. Self-Upgrading. Rather than letting your skills or knowledge become outdated, you seek out ways of staying current.

7. Being Positive. No one likes a constant pessimist. Having an upbeat attitude and trying to be a problem-solver makes a big difference.

8. Supporting Others. You share the spotlight with colleagues, take time to show others how to do things properly, and lend an ear when necessary.

9. Staying Work-Focused. Not letting your private life needlessly have an impact on your job, and not spending time at work attending to personal matters.

10. Listening Carefully. People want to be heard, so you give people a chance to explain their ideas properly.

Quote for the day…..

5 Criteria for Exceptional Work Ethic

  1. Give a damn

  2. Do what you said you’re going to do

  3. Focus

  4. Take the initiative

  5. Clearly separate your professional and personal life

Borrowed from: bluecollaragency.com

 

Quote for the day….

Live by the creed that a strong work ethic, playing by the rules, and doing things the right way will bring about opportunities for success and, ultimately, happiness.     

Nick Saban

Quote….

“…there are people who try to look as if they are doing a good and thorough job, and then there are the people who actually damn well do it, for its own sake.”
― John D. MacDonald, Free Fall in Crimson

What is the Buddy Bench?

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. Let’s spread the message of inclusion and kindness!

http://buddybench.org/

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Quote for the day….

“If you are 15 minutes early you are on time. If you are on time you are late and if your late you didn’t want to be there.”

Author Unknown

With deepest sympathy…..

Our thoughts are with the Womack family today as one of our own lays to rest his beloved sister. We love you Michael.

Quote for the day…

 

“You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.”

~Henry Ford

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