Thursday, January 25, 2018

Golden Rules of Work

Here are some general rules of work that have helped me succeed in different societies and industries:

1. Do everything from the love of higher principles & values

2. Be driven for long term success - learn to delay gratification 

3. Always do the right thing – don’t compromise on ethics

4. Be humble – even an intern can teach you many things

5. Keep learning by doing new things

6. Be cheerful and positive – don’t complain...

7. Respect and sincerely care about others

8. Don’t get entangled in office politics – it’s not worth it

9. Don’t seek leadership positions – but accept challenges if offered

10. Don’t snatch work or credit for work from others

11. Find your heard - people who believe in similar values

12. Develop a vision – keep improving it

13. Innovate

14. Don’t let unfair practices stop you from producing good work

15. Keep in touch with people

16. Keep good relations with everyone – not just people of your 

17. Don’t blow your own trumpet – let your work and character speak for itself

18. Speak the truth – even if it hurts you

19. Have trust on a Higher Being - not just your abilities and circumstances

20. Strive to live a natural lifestyle – you will be harnessing the power of nature to propel you

21. Learn aspects of your work that complement your specialty

22. Keep track of new trends in your field – attend conferences, workshops, seminars

23. Look out for opportunities to do good work – volunteer and give good advice

24. Take regular time out to contemplate on how you can improve

25. Ask feedback and consult with others

26. Keep a work-life balance

27. Exceed expectations of others in terms of the quality and timing of your deliverables

28. Don’t hide information and resources from others

29. Learn to work with different type of people

30. Make your work be part of the higher goals based on your belief system

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