quotes tagged with 'job'

It’s a job that’s never started that takes the longest to finish

Author: Tolkien , Source: http://positivelifequotes.org/best-collection-of-procrastinati...Saved by prabatuty in start job procrastination finish 4 years ago[save this] [permalink]

There is always far more than meets the eye in the economy of God.

Author: Dr. Jimmy Young, Source: Sermon, 29 July, 2012Saved by tabe218 in job sermon pastoryoung 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Wisdom is competence amidst life's complexities.

Author: Dr. Jimmy Young, Source: oralSaved by tabe218 in wisdom job definition 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Im retired. I invented dice when I was a kid. How about you?


Author: Harry Lockhart, Source: Kiss Kiss Bang BangSaved by derico in job funny movie dice 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Energy is always required to provide lift over opposing forces. These same laws apply in our personal lives. Whenever an undertaking is begun, both the energy and the will to endure are essential. The winner of a five-kilometer race is declared at the end of five kilometers, not at one or two. If you board a bus to Boston, you don’t get off at Burlington. If you want to gain an education, you don’t drop out along the way—just as you don’t pay to dine at an elegant restaurant only to walk away after sampling the salad.

Whatever your work may be, endure at the beginning, endure through opposing forces along the way, and endure to the end. Any job must be completed before you can enjoy the result for which you are working.

Author: Elder Russell M. Nelson, Source: http://library.lds.org/nxt/gateway.dll/Magazines/Ensign/1997.h...Saved by mlsscaress in opposition work will persistence energy law job endure results relationships finish sampling 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Retirement planning is like life insurance. It should be viewed as nothing more than a hedge against the absolute worst-case scenario: in this case, becoming physically incapable of working and needing a reservoir of capitol to survive.

Retirement as a goal or final redemption is flawed for at least three solid reasons:

a. It is predicated on the assumption that you dislike what you are doing during the most physically capable years of your life. This is a non starter-nothing can justify that sacrifice.

b. Most people will never be able to retire and maintain even a hotdogs-for-dinner standard of living. Even one million is chump change in a world where traditional retirement could span 30 years and inflation lowers your purchasing power 2-4% per year. The math doesn't work. The golden years become the lower-middle-class revisited. That's a bittersweet ending.

c.If the math does work, it means that you are one ambitious, hardworking machine. If that's the case, guess what? One week into retirement, you'll be so damn bored you'll want to stick bicycle spokes in your eyes. You'll probably opt to look for a new job or start another company. Kinda defeats the purpose of waiting, doesn't it?
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p31Saved by mlsscaress in happiness work job enjoy retirement ambitions prime waiting acting 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
If you don't have a resume, what do you have?

How about three extraordinary letters of recommendation from people the employer knows or respects?
Or a sophisticated project they can see or touch?
Or a reputation that precedes you?
Or a blog that is so compelling and insightful that they have no choice but to follow up?

Some say, "well, that's fine, but I don't have those."

Yeah, that's my point. If you don't have those, why do you think you are remarkable, amazing or just plain spectacular? It sounds to me like if you don't have those, you've been brainwashed into acting like you're sort of ordinary.

Great jobs, world class jobs, jobs people kill for... those jobs don't get filled by people emailing in resumes. Ever.
Author: Seth Godin, Source: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2008/03/why-bother-hav...Saved by mlsscaress in job resume ordinary accomplishments compelling remarkable selfmarketing 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
From the Lord’s condemnation of Job’s visitors, we learn much about how to comfort those suffering crises of faith. We learn that it does not help to have all the “right” answers if we do not speak the truth in love. (See Eph. 4:5.) With good cause Job complains to Eliphaz: “To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend.” (Job 6:14.)

We also learn that we risk divine displeasure when we cease to comfort and start to accuse. The Prophet Joseph Smith warned that those who see suffering come upon others must “judge not.” (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pp. 162–63.)

From the failure of Job’s comforters, we further learn that the only abiding comfort must come from the Comforter. Job doesn’t need a carefully argued treatise solving the philosophical problem of evil. He needs a renewed witness that God has not forsaken him.
Author: John S. Tanner, Source: Hast Thou Considered My Servant Job?, Ensign, Dec 1990, 49. ht...Saved by mlsscaress in faith love friendship job comfort answers witness comforter judgenot 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The book of Job is a profoundly provocative and rewarding book. It refuses to provide us with ready-made answers about why any of us, individually, suffers. It acknowledges how inexplicably cruel life can be. At the same time, it points to a way of enduring adversity. As Samuel Terrien observes, the Book of Job offers “not a speculative answer … but a way of consecrated living.” (“Introduction and Exegesis to Job,” Interpreter’s Bible, Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1954, 3:902.)

In a world that seems not wholly intelligible, there is reassurance in knowing where to find solutions to problems of faith. We should welcome a book of scripture that throws us back—just as Job was thrown back—upon the necessity of seeking understanding through personal revelation from a living, and loving, God.
Author: John S. Tanner, Source: Hast Thou Considered My Servant Job?, Ensign, Dec 1990, 49. ht...Saved by mlsscaress in solution revelation faith adversity job seek answers type 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Sometimes, even having the right answers isn’t enough. Thus, Job’s fourth and final comforter, Elihu, utters speeches echoing sentiments that later issue from the whirlwind. Yet young Elihu’s words have no impact on Job. Evidently who speaks matters as much as, if not more, than what is said. Apart from what the Lord says, the fact that he speaks to Job at all fulfills Job’s deepest need—to be reassured that God has not forsaken him.

To our human witness as comforters, testifying of the ultimate goodness of God, must be added the witness of the Spirit that the Lord keeps company with the afflicted—that he loves us still, even now, in our desperation. Only the Lord can confirm his continuing love, through the voice of the only unfailing comforter—His Comforter.
Author: John S. Tanner, Source: Hast Thou Considered My Servant Job?, Ensign, Dec 1990, 49. ht...Saved by mlsscaress in need love job holyghost answers witness fulfill comforter reassure 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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