Peter Nygard Did What It Took

Even though fashion mogul Peter Nygard was a department manager at Eaton’s of Canada and in charge of a number of employees, he mopped the floors whenever it was necessary.

He was intent on setting a good example: When nobody ever wanted to carry bags of fertilizer to the customers’ cars because it smelled so badly, he carried it out himself. To this day, Peter Nygard has the reputation that he doesn’t ask anyone to do anything he wouldn’t do himself.

Successful people do what it takes, but unfortunately, a common thought among many would be, “that’s not my job”. They don’t understand the value of showing initiative or doing what it takes. Instead they would prefer to believe successful people are just lucky.

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