To be excellent at work and really make a difference you need
a) TO BE SMART >> Protect the Asset
It’s not easy for me to obey this rule, straight from ‘Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg Mckeown but after a long night sleep, the miracle morning routine (let me know if you want more about this! It’s very powerful!!), gym, and a couple of calls to friends and family I feel balanced, with a strong mind, and capable of progress on my journey! Feeling well, being happy, makes me confident and productive. Don’t underestimate the power of
1. sleeping well,
2. eating well,
3. connecting and
It’s much easier to develop good work when you can keep yourself balanced! Make it a priority!
This will help you feel that you have everything under control and will build your confidence every day!
b) TO CARE
Make it a priority to bring your brain and your heart to work every day! Even on the bad days, even when you put in extra hours. Don’t limit your positive influence, reach not only people you like but also the ones you’re not really fond of. Through good times and bad, long days and short... to people you adore, and to people you can’t stand.
CONTINUITY is what matters. Be persistent. This will separate the best people from the average people.
My name is T. S. Coelho and I live in Lisbon, Portugal, with my husband and three kids. I work in the asset management industry, managing an equities fund.