Posts Tagged ‘Make a difference’
One of the best reasons to pursue your dream job is the impact you make on other people. The ability to make a difference and improve people’s lives, I know from experience, is heightened if you love what you are doing.
I got this letter today from a student of mine many years ago and wanted to share it with you.
I was talking the other night with friends and we were discussing a college assignment one of their husband’s gives his students. It was to explain the most profound experience in your life that you feel made you who you are today.
After twenty-some years in the publishing and printing business, I was getting little hints (I call this my intuition or gut feelings) my career was going to change.
The actual work became “ho mum.”
I started running into a lot of obstacles, whether it was complications in meeting deadlines, missed communications, or playing endless phone tag with customers and vendors.
I noticed more and more I could think of dozens of things I much rather be doing than working.
It was hard to concentrate, which was very unusual for me.