Working Harder | Career Angles

“Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” 

“Don’t give up. The beginning is always the hardest. Life rewards those who work hard at it.” 

“Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don’t give 100% – You make it that much easier for me to beat you.”

“What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy.”


All of these quotes come from people who are unknown. All are designed to encourage us to work harder and try harder.

Is it possible what they are really designed to do is put us in unthinking action that causes us to forget that working hard on the wrong thing doesn’t get us the results we want.

Maybe, what we need is advice about what to do differently.


Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2019



Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1200 episodes and his newest

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show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

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