The Most Profitable Habit

We are most effective when engaged in activities that we love.  When we are doing things that we love, it is easy to go above and beyond, to render more and better service than that for which we are paid.  If one creates a habit of rendering more and better service than they are paid for, they will be blessed beyond their wildest dreams. Here are a few thoughts on how this principle works in practice:

1) When one makes a habit of rendering more and better service than they are paid for, they will quickly build a reputation with all who are affected that creates demand for their services. This quickly triggers the law of increasing returns.  Once your services are in high demand, your returns are quick to follow.  

2) When one makes a habit of rendering more and better service than they are paid for, they are using the laws of struggle and resistance to build strength.  The harder they work at their service, the more they learn and the better their skills and abilities become.  

3) Many people mistakenly think they are being cheated if they provide a service without immediate payment.  The ones that understand the benefit of rendering more and better service than they are paid for understand that it is impossible to be cheated by anyone but themselves.  

There was a once a boy that went to work as a factory worker in one of the nation's largest automobile manufacturers.  He noticed that the CEO always stayed much later than anyone else.  So, he made a habit of staying late just in case there was anything that he needed.  Within a few years he was the CEO's right hand man.  When asked how he elevated through the company so quickly, he said, "No one asked me to stay late, but I thought someone should be there to give him a hand, and he always found me there ready to serve him.  He just got into a habit of calling on me, that is about all there is to the story."  The young boy advanced to the head of one of the largest corporations in the country because he made a habit of offering more and better service than he was paid for, and the owner got into the habit of calling on him.  


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