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    Posted January 19, 2014 by
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    Smiles inspire me

    I started a new part time job at Tokyo Disney resort about 6 months ago. I was interested in the job, because I have loved Disney since I was a child. However I thought that it would be impossible for me to work there because I am shy in front of strangers. My job requires communication with a lot of people, so I gave up starting this job. However, I decided to take the job after all because my sister who is working there, encouraged me.

    When I started, I was too nervous to talk with guests well and it made me sad. So I wanted to quit. However, my thinking changed thanks to my senior worker. She advised me that if I smile, guests will become happy and also smile even though I cannot talk with them well. After I received this advice, I tried to keep smiling. As a result, many people smiled after I spoke with them. It makes me really happy and now I don’t think it is difficult to talk with strangers. This is the reason I want to continue the job as long as I can. Most people don’t believe just smiling makes me motivated, but this is important for me. I am always given many things such as good smiles and pleasurable memories from them. Moreover, some say ”Thank you”,”I had a good time”, “I am happy to come today” or “I want to come again” to me. I am really pleased by these words and phrases.

    These days, I look forward to going to work. I receive happiness from the many smiles that make me smile and keep my motivation high. In addition, I hope my smile makes a lot of people smile.

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