How to find the perfect job or man. Or woman.

There is no such thing as finding the perfect job. You create your own perfect job, life, relationship, etc. with your attitude, work ethic, openness to new things, communication, and compromise. mike rowe dirty jobsWhile much of the country struggles to even find a job, many others are turning things down because the job isn’t a perfect fit. Starting today, learn to say yes to opportunity. Say yes to a coffee invite or a meeting. Say yes to a volunteer request or a neighborhood party invitation. Talk to strangers.  One time I said yes to a blind date. My date and I definitely did not hit it off but I married his friend, Charlie the Wonder Husband. OK, so I did find the perfect man….

Read this letter from Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe to someone looking for the perfect job (thanks Steeleworker Susan Neuhalfen for sharing)

Share this with someone in search of perfection

power of habitSuccess comes from doing many things over and over and over again. That is called habit. Get in the habit of saying yes and read The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. Written by Charles Duhigg, a reporter for The New York Times, the book takes a good look at the science of habit formation in our lives, companies, and societies. Find more at (Thanks Steeleworker Zach Holmes for this recommendation.)

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