Arise And Grind

Arise And Grind
October 14, 2018 Gary Shotton

Pressing on to accomplish the task set before you can be a real grind.  Resisting the urge and not quitting is a great character quality by Gary Shotton #000238

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Arise And Grind

By Gary Shotton

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hello my name is Gary Shotton and I’m here as a part of Inspiring Better Business I’m so happy to be talking with you and I hope these are valuable to do to you today I want to talk about the subject of rise and grind Wow if you’re honest with me and I’m honest with you there’s some days that it’s a grind and you get up in the morning and if you’re like me it’s like oh I really don’t want to go out go to work I wished I had something else I can do today I wish I didn’t have to face the challenge and almost every business owner as long even with employees there’s a little bit of what we call the grind that do it in and out every day same results same thing happening there’s a little bit of that for all of us and I hope that you understand that’s normal and I hope that you can get through that with me here well recognize that rise and grind will happen in every calling from God whether you’re called to be a gift of administration you know I’m sure that the pastors you look at them at the podium and you think man every day is almost a holiday cuz know there’s a lot of grind in being up front in front of a congregation you might look at somebody that’s successful and maybe they’ve come through that and yes they’re enjoying life but there’s a bit of a grind with that and recognize that everyone faces that and if you’re like me you you’re gonna have to get through it with me and I hope this helps recognize then that God is looking for patience and endurance and that only comes when there’s a consistent steadfast a predictable discipline on each one of our parts you know that’s not bad that we have a discipline that we have have to get to work on at on time and it’s not bad that we have to accomplish a certain thing each time at work and that tends to be a grind but gods in it don’t you ever think that just because it gets a little slow that I got to change the ownership or change businesses change locations it could be but not just because it looks like a little bit of a grind recognize that you have it pass the current test sometimes when you’re and you’re not really ready for the next challenge and maybe that’s why it’s a grind maybe you’ve got to just do something that you haven’t learned yet you haven’t engaged yourself you haven’t discipline yourself enough to to really dig in and learn the lesson at that stage that’s important that you recognize that and then recognize that when you’ve completed the task you’ve got to make sure you’ve done it with excellence you know we don’t God doesn’t want any part done cake you know he doesn’t want anything that’s just mediocre God’s a God of excellence so make sure that excellence is a part of that of everyone everything you do that no matter if you’re cleaning the toilets or parking the cars or volunteering someplace don’t be slothful that’s not going to be pleasing to mankind or God and then recognize that you’re in a position that you have a lot of effect on other people so when you come with an attitude of oh this is a grind oh I wish I wasn’t here I wish I had something else I could do I wish I was out golfing we joke about that well that’s kind of a joke yeah because we can see a pretty day and it would be nice to be outside but recognize in leadership that you’re in charge of other people and they have an effect you have an effect when you come to work or your attitude as such and then what we really want to hear and we want to move towards is a consistent rise and shine not rise in grind but rise and shine we want to be able to lift other people up we want to be able to to face challenges with some kind of vim vigor and vitality and I just encourage you to make that a part of your attitude I’m gonna tackle this job with an effort that that that just cannot be equalled by others well let’s get some examples I own a moving and storage company for 17 years that means I move furniture from people’s house from one house to another or one office to another and I went long distance in short distance across town and across the nation and we and things around the world and so I will can remember back those days oh my goodness when we walked into a house and I’m thinking oh my goodness there is a lot of work here I can’t actually fathom that we can get that all loaded in one day like it’s 7:00 in the morning and we have 10 hours of packing and loading and it’s hard work and you know I just learned back then just dig in watch what you say and start moving start going don’t badmouth it don’t say oh woe is me don’t arise and grind rise and shine to the occasion many times many times many times I can’t remember how many times I wished oh this is actually too hard but we did it and we were able at a reasonable time shut the door that shipment was loaded we’re off to the next thing and we’re tired but we’re feeling good that’s a rise and shine I remember my dad I know that there’s times it wasn’t always great for him there’s only two times that I can remember seeing a tear coming down the side of his face and one of them was when I was in college and I had gone off to college and I’m kind of having a fun time in college I’m kind of not really conscious of all the problems dad might have had and you know he didn’t bother me with that so I come home for Christmas break and we’re home there for a couple weeks during college and he and I drive out to the from from the house to some of the land and he’s looking and I saw that tear come down the side of his cheek and he didn’t say much but I could tell he was really really really worried because he thought he might lose the entire farm and because he thought he might go bankrupt and I can remember he was kind of giving me some guidance real brief he said Gary I really thought you might come back and work for the farm but you better go on I don’t know if I can turn this around Wow I caught me by surprise because I was thinking in my college my fun days and he was being facing a challenge he was one that could rise and shine he never had a real grind attitude last but not least is my machine shop right now I have lots of things going there’s there’s activity going but there’s ups and downs and there’s days that I wish that I didn’t have to go to work so realize all of us are gonna face that let’s get an attitude of a rise and shine arise and shine because we have been given a new day to live look around the things that you’re facing they’re probably not half of somebody that’s in a life-and-death situation with a health problem or or half as bad as other people just get an attitude of a rise and shine a rise and shine that’s what we want to do thank you
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Gary Shotton
Founder | IBBTalks.com
The founder of IBBTalks.com which was formed to "Inspire Better Business."
As an astute businessman, he is passionate about helping others in the business world achieve maximum profits. He has a keen interest in international business. www.InspiringBetterBusiness.com

3 Comments

  1. Chris Walsh 2 years ago

    Great Monday morning motivation!

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      Gary Shotton 2 years ago

      Chris,
      Thank you very much for taking your time to listen to this teaching and even take the extra time to post your comment.
      Blessings for your trip to Africa.
      Blessings,
      Gary

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      Gary Shotton 2 years ago

      Chris,
      Thanks for your continued support by looking at these postings and making comments on the website.
      You are a great blessing!
      Gary

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