Life Lessons We Can Take Away From A Job

We can look for the good in our everyday jobs and see the lessons instilled there.
We can look for the good in our everyday jobs and see the lessons instilled there.

There are many lessons ingrained in a job which we can use and take advantage of to perform better and most importantly, to be more happy with our lives.

One life lesson in a job which will always be present is hard work. If you work hard at your job, then you will be successful and you will progress swiftly. This goes for anything in life. Working hard will always get you to where you want to be in life so this is something we should all strive to do.

Failure is just a stepping stone. You will always fail in certain aspects of your job. However, you could then succeed straight after. In a job, we are taught that failure is not the end of the world whereas in life, if we fail, then we feel low and lose our minds. If we can adopt the approach we have in a job to our everyday lives, then we will face failure in a much better way.

Jobs teach us that communication is key. We have to communicate with our colleagues in order to do well at our job. This goes for life as well. We must communicate and offer good communication skills in order to progress in life and to take advantage of the opportunities which come our way.

 

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  1. I also believe many of our professional skills/experiences can be transferred to our personal lives. Always nice to look at things from a different perspective. Thanks for giving a positive spin for β€œfailure”!

  2. You are right about our work life having much to teach us about living in general. But it is not always true that working harder will result in success. Because we must deal with various personalities along the way, it’s also necessary to have a realistic of our own ability, and the level of expectation required…soe jobs are just not a good fit due to the people involved. Thanks for your thoughtful post, I’ll be checking your previous thoughts andlook forward to many more. *smiling face*

    • Thank you for reading my blog post and for being inquisitive with your comment. I always enjoy when a person analyses my content and breaks it down.

      I do completely understand where you’re coming from. Please do check my previous posts and let me know if they’re good or if there is something which can be improved. Love constructive criticism.

  3. Work at office is an extension of our lives at home. Exercise same amount of care, thoughtfulness, lively communications along with hard work, things will fall into place. As far as the terrifying Boss is concerned, remember your good lady😊.
    My mantra, I carry a photograph of my beloved in my wallet. In face of trouble, I look at the snap and say i have managed this heat. And I find all the horrible bosses minuscule in her comparison. πŸ˜‰

  4. So very true! A job well done writing this. I am sort of new to the workforce (8 years) and I have grown so much. At first, i was indifferent about work. I just wanted my paycheck. But i have grown to realize that i have a job for a reason. I need to do the job 100% and beyond or i will feel unsatisfied. I wish all people thought this way.

    • Thank you for your kind words 😊

      If you’re new, then I’m a baby (3 months) and I have that mindset as well – to do my job the best way I can to help my colleagues out

      • Yes, you are a baby! But good for you for getting into the workforce. Retirement in America is after 30-35 years of work (in my career). So for me to only have 8 years is nothing! lol.

      • Haha πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

        Yeah, I’ve heard that retirement is like that in the USA, hopefully you’ll have a good one and yeah 8 years in the grand scheme of things is not a lot

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