“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” — George S. Halas, Head Coach Chicago Bears (1933-42, 1946-55, 1958-67)
Giving your best in everything you do is a mindset. If you think about it, it is a habit. The cue is you are about to engage in an activity. The routine is that when you engage you will concentrate, extend yourself, endeavor to learn and to improve.
Some are compulsive about doing their best. They are ultra-competitive. They can tend toward an imbalance in work life.
That being said, it is better to tend toward a tendency to “do your best” all the time as compared to resisting a push to achieve. It leads to greater satisfaction. Here are a few things that those who give their best achieve:
Think of those you admire for their consistent efforts toward trying hard. It pays. Not just with material possessions. It pays with the glow of someone doing life the right way.
PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace
Since 2005, he has been sharing his thoughts on the organization, leadership, and communication in an online daily note to teammates called Daily with HQ.