February 27, 2013

Why Good Work Isn’t Enough

Greg Hoy is the CEO of digital design agency, Happy Cog in Philadelphia. He recently wrote about his experience as a young designer and the shared qualities of the most successful people he’s worked with. A standout piece of advice he shared is why doing “good” work is no longer good enough:

Doing good work is a smaller part of the equation. My experience has demonstrated that most of the great opportunities go to people with magical attitudes. Maintaining a great attitude is far from automatic. It takes real skill to keep it positive. While we largely deal in a world of computer interactions, it’s the personal interactions you have with your colleagues, peers, and managers that truly shape your destiny.

Read his full post to see the shared qualities of successful people.

Do you maintain a “magical” attitude at work, even if you aren’t passionate about it?

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