Eat What You Kill

Good perspective on the world.

Irrational Living

Lion

One of my mentors was talking to me about a time when he worked in direct sales for an insurance company, and he said it was an eat-what-you kill way to live…in other words, he earned every sale, whether he paid in the time it took to sell, or the time it took to learn how to sell effectively. In a corporate position, if you don’t give your best, you still get paid. In a direct sales position in which you only earn commission, if you don’t sell, you don’t eat. But he said that when he got paid, he felt as though he had honestly earned it.

I was thinking about this and how it applies to all of our lives, and I think a lot of us feel we are entitled to certain things. This includes breaks during work, vacations, days off, raises, love, etc. The truth is…

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One thought on “Eat What You Kill

  1. I was just reading through some of your blog posts and I saw this was reblogged on here…I don’t know how I missed that! Thanks so much. I appreciate it! I’m glad it resonated with you 🙂

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