CHAPTER FIVE

Developing the Work Habits to Get Things Done

“Man is not the creature of circumstances; circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.”

—BENJAMIN DISRAELI

Good work habits go hand in hand with success in every area of endeavor. There is nothing that will bring you to the attention of your superiors faster than developing a reputation for being a good, dependable worker. How you work determines the quality and quantity of your rewards. How you work determines how much you earn, how effective you are, how much you are respected in your organization, and how much real satisfaction you get out of your job.

Unfortunately, most people are poor workers. They are unorganized, unfocused, ...

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