Do the job instead of trying to keep it!

“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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