When it comes to work, simply being there isn’t enough. We need to achieve some good outcomes for the company at the same time.
You must have come across them – those selfless, unassuming, committed and dedicated individuals who exist in varying numbers in just about every company.
You know, the ones that concentrate on doing the best possible job they can, claiming no credit and paying no real heed to ensuring that the company acknowledges their contribution. They finish one task, maybe allow themselves just a fleeting moment of personal satisfaction and then quietly move on to the next task on their list.
At one level, there’s something admirable about them. But as somebody who spends quite a bit of his time counselling ...