Difference between professional n amateur

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Difference between professional n amateur
« on: October 27, 2010, 11:55:00 AM »
A professional learns every aspect of the job. An amateur skips the learning process whenever possible.

A professional carefully discovers what is needed and wanted. An amateur assumes what others need and want.

A professional looks, speaks and dresses like a professional. An amateur is sloppy in appearance and speech.

A professional keeps his or her work area clean and orderly. An amateur has a messy, confused or dirty work area.

A professional is focused and clear-headed. An amateur is confused and distracted.

A professional does not let mistakes slide by. An amateur ignores or hides mistakes.

A professional jumps into difficult assignments. An amateur tries to get out of difficult work.

A professional completes projects as soon as possible. An amateur is surrounded by unfinished work piled on top of unfinished work.

A professional remains level-headed and optimistic. An amateur gets upset and assumes the worst.

A professional handles money and accounts very carefully. An amateur is sloppy with money or accounts.

A professional faces up to other people’s upsets and problems. An amateur avoids others’ problems.

A professional uses higher emotional tones: Enthusiasm, cheerfulness, interest, contentment. An amateur uses lower emotional tones: anger, hostility, resentment, fear, victim.

A professional persists until the objective is achieved. An amateur gives up at the first opportunity.

A professional produces more than expected. An amateur produces just enough to get by.

A professional produces a high-quality product or service. An amateur produces a medium-to-low quality product or service.

A professional earns high pay. An amateur earns low pay and feels it’s unfair.

A professional has a promising future. An amateur has an uncertain future.


http://www.combat-terror.com/library/What_is_a_Professional.pdf
« Last Edit: December 15, 2010, 01:26:46 PM by shibli »
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2010, 02:35:17 PM »
very impressive post, Sir...being professional is now demand of time but I didn't know the omen of professionalism earlier,really it threw positive light on my thought to be professional....thanks once again.
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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011, 08:26:21 PM »
10 Ways To Be Professional

Acting like a professional really means doing what it takes to make others think of you as reliable, respectful, and competent. Depending on where you work and the type of job you have, this can take on many different forms.

There are, however, quite a few common traits when it comes to being professional. This includes the following:

1. Competence. You’re good at what you do – and you have the skills and knowledge that enable you to do your job well.

2. Reliability. People can depend on you if you are trustworthy.

3. Staying Work-Focused. Not letting your private life needlessly have an impact on your job, and not spending time at work attending to personal matters or poking nose at other affairs.

4. Honesty. You tell the truth and are upfront about where things stand.

5. Integrity. You are known for your consistent principles.

6. Respect For Others. Treating all people as if they mattered is part of your approach.

7. Self-Upgrading. Rather than letting your skills or knowledge become outdated, you seek out ways of staying current.

8. Being Positive. No one likes a constant pessimist. Having an upbeat attitude and trying to be a problem-solver makes a big difference.

9. Supporting Others. You share the spotlight with colleagues, take time to show others how to do things properly, and lend an ear when necessary.

10. Listening Carefully. People want to be heard, so you give people a chance to explain their ideas properly.

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Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011, 11:28:56 AM »
"Never mix business with personal matters- it just leads to damaged relationships, poor business decisions, or both."
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2011, 11:00:01 AM »
A layperson speaks too much but a professional shows with his/her ability
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2011, 03:06:39 PM »
very wise posting,Sir. There are many things to learn from these.
Mirza Farzana Iqbal Chowdhury
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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2011, 12:48:16 PM »
Oaw  :-\
Very Learning and important post for all.
thank U dear Sir... ... ...

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Re: Difference between professional n amateur
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2011, 07:33:44 PM »
very essential and impressive posting sir, I have learned  many important things from this post.