Hard Work Pays Off....Doesn't It?
One of my biggest pet peeves is how people, namely parents and amateur coaches, use the slogan, “hard work pays off”. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in good ol’ fashion hard work. I grew up with an immigrant for a mother and a blue collar, hard working father who came from poverty. Both parents instilled hard work into my life, and it’s not going away any time soon. Sometimes even, my “hard work” can be me just over doing things that really don’t require the amount of work I’