Chapter Twenty Three

Sharpen Your Saw

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

 

Confucius

Students often think that they can say ‘goodbye’ to education once they shift from the campus to the corporate world. But the fact is that the real learning starts from the corporate world. Whatever students have learnt academically puts them on the corporate ladder. However, in order to survive in the corporate world, they must work smart to acquire and hone new skills and abilities. Besides, they must also sharpen their skills continuously to race ahead of others.

Marshall Goldsmith in his book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More ...

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