Shocker: What you do is boring. Why you do it is inspiring!

Not what but why?

People often ask you, “What do you do for a living?” This is a common question yet rarely does someone follow up with, “Why do you do it?”

Reflect on this story of two stone masons…Confined only by walls you build

One tells people that he has been building a wall for years.  The work is strenuous, and he might never complete the project in his lifetime; but it’s a job and it pays the bills.

The other tells people that he has been building a wall for years.  The work is strenuous, and that he might never complete the project in his lifetime; but I’m building a cathedral!”

What these two tradesmen are doing is exactly the same, yet only one has a sense of purpose.  One shows up day-in and day-out to be part of something bigger than what his own role is.  For this stone mason, a sense of “why” changes the entire perspective of his job.

I come to work each day to build cathedrals!  Our family of employees at the JFC Staffing Companies exist to deliver positive experiences in pursuit of enhancing the lives of others.

Why do you come to work?

 

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