First of all, what is the difference? A job you are renting. A career you are buying. A job you punch a clock. A career you have stock in the company.
Attitude may not be everything, but is may very well be the main thing.
Whether you work for someone, or your work for yourself, the best thing you can do is to find the job that you love to do. Once you have found that, it is very easy to make the transition from job to career.
Principle 1. Find your passion in life, and invest in it with your whole heart. Once you find it, it will be natural and rewarding for you to invest yourself.
Principle 2. Don’t waste time doing things that are not your gifts. You can learn things in life to a degree, but why not do the thing you were born to do?
Principle 3. Don’t settle. Keep pushing and exploring all available avenues to find your dream job. Anything less than that robs you and the world of a blessing and causes much heartache, stress, and depression.
Principle 4. When you find your passion, you run on all cylinders. It is like a smooth running engine that runs effortlessly, efficiently, and perfectly.
Principle 5. Others will notice your gift and affirm you.
Have you found that thing you were created to do? If not, why not? If not now, when? What is holding you back? What are you uniquely created to do?
Seek it, find it, and dive into it with your whole heart, mind, and soul. It is like swimming with the current. Here is to you finding your river to dive in to.