Look. You can’t plan out your life. What you have to do is first discover your passion – what you really care about.
Barack Obama Author: Christian Jarrett
Source: Aeon.co If, like many, you are searching for your calling in life – perhaps you are still unsure which profession aligns with what you most care about – here are five recent research findings worth taking into consideration. First, there’s a difference between having a harmonious passion and an obsessive passion.
Authors: Shawn Achor, Andrew Reece, Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, and Alexi Robichaux
Source: Harvard Business Review In his introduction to Working, the landmark 1974 oral history of work, Studs Terkel positioned meaning as an equal counterpart to financial compensation in motivating the American worker. “[Work] is about a search…for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor,” he wrote. Among those “happy few” he
How would you rate yourself on the meaning scale in your career right now? Do you feel like you are working on purpose, that you have a calling and are acting on it, and that you have meaning in your work each day? If you’re reading that in a cold sweat thinking to yourself, ‘what on earth is she talking about?!’ You’re not alone. And please don’t panic! The vast majority of people are going through the motions when it comes to their career. It’s like being on auto pilot, or