My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Find Fulfillment at Work
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. So it's not just 'hard' work, it's achievement by working hard in a way that you feel is worthwhile, aligned with your values and purposes. Happy work leads to success.
Loving service brings fulfillment like nothing else. And that doesn't need to be a big deal, in the news or on a huge scale. It's also simply looking for opportunities to be helpful, to cheer with a smile, to do the right thing with no thought of reward - including at work.
It's up to each of us to get stuck in, to make our dreams come true, to live a life that is of value. If what we accomplish is easy, there's little sense of fulfillment in that. Our potential has not been realized. We didn't even try. If we fall short of a great goal, so what... we may still have achieved remarkable things and in the wider view, succeeded.
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If you are truly not enjoying your job, it is important to find out why. If it is due to something that is relatively simple to fix, there is no need to go through the hassle of upheaving your whole life. However, there are many cases where the career you're in is just not suited to you. Do you really want to be spending a third of your life (or more) doing what you're doing? If you don't, you're not alone. Continues...