"Note left in employe’s pay envelope; ‘Your pay raise becomes effective when you do’” was cited in a 1967 newspaper. The origin is unknown.
“Your pay raise becomes effective when you do” has been popularized since at least 2010 by motivational speaker and author Orrin Woodward.
12 October 1967, Navajo Times (Window Rock, AZ), “Along the Navajo Trail, Moccasin Grapevine” by Dick Hardwick, pg. 2, col. 2:
Note left in employe’s pay envelope; “Your pay raise becomes effective when you do.”
Launching A Leadership Revolution
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Orrin Woodward Live on the Home Business Radio Show with Tom Chenault
“Hunger is the driving force behind any significant success. The real foundation of all leadership is being a hungry student. It’s more than just showing up. In your own business, your pay raise becomes effective when you do.”
Juan Michael Alcala
Your pay raise becomes effective when you do. -Orrin Woodward
12:49 PM - 29 Jun 2011
Why They Sell and How They Stay Motivated
By Bob Oros
Lulu Publishing (Lulu.com)
As I have often told my sales people, “your pay raise becomes effective when you do”. If you want to make more money, go and earn it. That is the excitement and enthusiasm in our business.
Favorite Money Quotes
October 4, 2013 in Finance
Here are a few of my favorite quotes about money:
. “Your pay raise becomes effective when you are.” – Anonymous
Asean Hospitality & Tourism College - Gold Coast Morib
May 1, 2015
Your pay raise becomes effective when you do - Orrin Woodward
The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)
Burt: How do you make your first 100K in personal income?
Micheal Burt coachburt.com 1:55 p.m. CDT August 8, 2015
Many of you have heard the old saying, “Your pay raise becomes effective the day you do.” Many are caught in a trap they can’t get out of with little or no hope for increased wages to put them into the elite categories of wealth.