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Increase Productivity and Reignite Passion for Your Work

Posted by Brian Spence on May 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Career Advice, ProductivityIf you have found your work productivity and passion have hit a wall, now is the time to look within yourself and to reignite your passion for your work.

Proactively Look for a Reason to Get Excited

One man talked about how he worked as a sewage cleaner and another as an embalmer. Even though these jobs are not very appealing - for obvious reasons - these individuals continued to be happy about their work and worked to do their best. When there was no other reason to feel passionate about their work, they would focus on how it helped him to save money for the future.

Often, you can find a reason to feel excited about your work beyond just that you are making money for your future. Maybe you can get excited about helping someone feel better. Perhaps you recently read an article that can be applied to your current work situation. Maybe you have another reason to be excited about work.

Do Something Differently

No matter how much you once loved your job, once things become routine, you can start to feel bored. Find a way to change things up at least a little. It could be something as simple as approaching a task in a slightly different way or rearranging your office. You may find the change makes your day run smoother.

Ask Your Boss What You Can Do Differently

If you have lost passion for your job, it might be time to readjust your job description. Talk to your boss about what you can do to be a better asset to the company. Maybe it is time to see if you can get new job responsibilities or added responsibilities. Especially if you have worked for the company for a while, you might be able to arrange things so you have more flexibility in your work tasks.

Take Pride in Your Work

No matter how large or how small your job responsibilities, take pride in always doing your best work. As you take pride in completing your job to the best of your ability, it will show through the end result, benefiting your life as well as the lives of those around you.

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