What drives job satisfaction? A new study based on data going back to 1949 turns conventional wisdom about the sources of job satisfaction on its head. Far from the generally accepted notion that it's down to the work itself, people, it seems, could be the most important ingredient.
1️⃣ Being interested in your work might not be the key to job satisfaction.
2️⃣ Your boss and colleagues are more important, a new study of data going back to 1949 says.
3️⃣ But being interested in what you do will improve your pay and promotion prospects.
I had joined a new company recently where it has an unique working culture.
Every weekday morning, we would gather and share our experience or a small story that would spread positive vibes.
This would eventually create a good positive energy in the morning for each of us.
On top of that, I had realised throughout the time what would generally make an employee stay for long term is your superiors or colleague which eventually your working environment.
The founder is a lady in mid 60’s. She is the real life Iron Lady I had ever met. She has the never give up spirit, constantly learning new things and always willing to listen.
Such a humble person that is also willing to teach and share whatever she got.
If each human is a book, she’s definitely the one with rich content and there are more pages to flip on to learn more from her.
I guess that I’m gonna stay a bit longer with her this time.
What are you afraid to do but know you should?
Everyone has fears. Some have more than others.
I have always had many fears in my life: fear of failure, embarrasing myself, etc...
One mindset that has really helped me to face fears is this:
“Feel the fear and do it anyway!”
Because, what we fear doing most, is usually what we most need to do!
I was terrified of taking a sales job at 19 years old, but I knew that was something that would be most beneficial for me in that moment to grow as a person.
I remember my first day at the job. I got only 2-3 hours of sleep the night before because I was so anxious and excited at the same time. And then making that first sales approach - I was afraid, but I still did it and it actually went pretty well. And as they say, the more you face your fears, the easier it gets.
So next time you feel fear. Remember: “Feel the fear and do it anyway!”