This is learned behavior

Running at dawn
You are the CEO of You, Inc.


The worker recently said, “I just do what I’m told.”


No harm, no foul.

We spend a lot of time working.

Pick your attitude about what you want to accept because you’ll be living with it for (potentially) decades.

Using good judgment and taking initiative are far more important than just doing what you’re told.




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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.