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How To Get The Work Ethic You’ve Wanted And You Believe In

Sometimes, I’m worried about the work ethic people have. People think they just can show up, do (almost nothing) and do half of the work. They don’t work hard.

Agnes Laurens
Feb 11 · 4 min read

With work ethic, I mean the moral principles of a person and a company together, what they can achieve by themselves and being a team. Working together on projects.

It is hard to find the right work ethic that fits with your lifestyle. Not only we see different work ethics around us, but also we have a diverse range of distractions. We have distractions from devices, other people and a lot of more things. There are bosses who want you to do more things you ever can achieve. They expect you to have the same work ethic and style as they have. That is what you have in mind when you work somewhere, but also tell it when you don’t agree on something.

It’s a cliché that we have different companies with a lot of different functions at different companies. These different people have their interest, hobbies, lifestyle and career goals. Everyone has them, but everyone is different. So, yes, we have to set goals for ourself what you want to achieve in your career, housekeeping or any other what is involved with work ethic. Like doing your favourite hobby. You have some kind of work ethic when you are doing your hobby. When you start playing the cello, you have some kind of discipline to practice. There is a way you are working hard, the discipline you have to work, how many time you spend on an exercise or the project you’re doing.

That is the same when you are doing your job at the company you’re working at. As we have a diverse company, we all have another work ethic. When my mother always stayed at home and doing nothing, really nothing — no housekeeping and no job — then there is no work ethic. It is also how we accomplish our work at your company. When at your company doesn’t matter to wear daily clothes, then you should do that too. It isn’t necessary to wear an expensive fancy suit to work.

That work ethic is also compared with our character — who we are, in social and work life — and the job we do with the responsibility for that particular job.

It also depends on what kind of company you’re working at, thus how you have to do your work, the tasks you are responsible for. In the company, there is a kind of mentality you have to follow, the vision and mission of the company or organisation.

You have to find the right work ethic that fits with you as a person, but also what the company want to have their employees as a work ethic. As a person, you have to find within these combinations of your work ethic.

How do you get that work ethic you want? I can tell you, I only have the experience as a writer, but I’m my own company.

Last six months I was searching what works for me, here on Medium as for other platforms. Am still looking what works for me. But there are a few things you can do to prepare or see what really works for you, and what fits with your soul too. It must fit with your lifestyle.

I’m an easy flexible person. I love to take my time with everything I do on my own terms. So, this must be my priority looking for a job. I want to be a writer. I’m working on that right now. This job fits me perfect, I realize. It is hard working as I am still searching for my work ethic.

How to find what fits with your work ethic:

  1. Find a job you did a study in.
  2. Start what you can do now, learn what you want to learn.
  3. Get a higher job function if you want to.
  4. Look what you love to do.
  5. Make a list of what you want to have with your work ethic and do what you say so.
  6. Search for a company who fits your needs with work ethic.

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Agnes Laurens is a writer. She writes for the local newspaper. Agnes lives in Bunnik, The Netherlands, with her husband and three daughters. Writing is — aside from playing the violin — one of her passions since childhood. She is on Twitter and Instagram.

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The Life Essence

Writing about life, what life means and how we stand in life as a person. Because life is not perfect and everyone has their own values and perpectives of how life should be. All artitcles must be open to everyone.

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