September 27, 2010—Issue #54
This week’s focus point: There are differences among work, jobs, and careers. Most basically, work is temporary and intended to complete tasks, whether for you or someone else. Jobs combine work to focus on particular projects and goals, but can be terminated by others or circumstances. Careers constitute the synergy of the talents you choose to provide, combining your abilities and knowledge in a passionate manner to meet others’ needs. Which are you helping others with? Which are you pursuing?
Monday Morning Perspective: One is apt to think of moral failure as due to weakness of character; more often it is due to an inadequate ideal. — Richard Livingstone, British educator
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