Work Hard!

I finally made the time to return several of the books I completed reading over the past year to the bookshelf and was glad I had dog-eared some pages in each of them. Continuing on the “work hard” theme from the last “From My Perspective” here is a little something from “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch. The following are his words and thoughts after being asked his secret for getting tenure early:
“It’s pretty simple. Call me any Friday night in my office at ten o’clock and I’ll tell you. (Of course this was before I had a family.)
A lot of people want a shortcut. I find the best shortcut is the long way, which is basically two words: work hard. As I see it, if you work more hours than somebody else, during those hours you learn more about your craft. That can make you more efficient, more able, even happier. Hard work is like compounded interest in the bank. The rewards build faster.”

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