“People told me it wouldn’t help my career as high commissioner, but it seemed much more important to do the job than to try to keep the job.”
(Mary Robinson - former Irish Prime Minister and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on courage in service)
Do I really do my job or do i try to keep it? A helpful reminder in specific situations in politics or business, when the point is to convey unpopular messages or adopt new perspectives and proceedings beyond the established mainstream.
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