Are you doing enough? Then you’re doing too little. Everyone does enough: enough to earn that paycheque, enough so the boss doesn’t notice them, enough to say they don’t have to do more…
Therein lies the problem.
You need to do more. Challenge yourself. Do more. Do more and do it often. Go above and beyond the call of duty – even if your boss doesn’t notice. Especially if your boss doesn’t notice.
Yeah. You read that correctly: ESPECIALLY IF YOUR BOSS DOESN’T NOTICE YOUR EXTRA EFFORT.
If your boss doesn’t notice your extra effort, well, that’s not good enough is it? And that’s an early signifier that it’s time to look for a new boss. Realistically, there’s only so much extra effort that anyone will put in without expecting a little something back in return. No, a pat on the back isn’t good enough. We’re talking material reward. And of course, if you keep updating that professional profile (see yesterday’s post; click here), the recognition and the rewards may come sooner than you think.
Get up. Do more. Get noticed. Get more (or get out).
It’s that simple.