If you’ve ever read into the stories of most famous entrepreneurs or talented business people, you’ll find that quite a few of them share a common trait:
They were very unfulfilled at work and they needed to make a change so that they could position themselves towards a career path they were passionate about.
For some, it was more than possible to quit their jobs immediately and make the switch towards building their business or finding a job that worked better for them. However, not everyone has the financial stability that is required to do that and you may still need to work in your current job in order to be able to pay for your living expenses while you continue or start your education, build a side hustle, or work your way up in a different industry.
Regardless of what your future career goals may be, it can be difficult to stay motivated and present in your current job when you know that it is not what you want to be doing.
Are you having trouble gritting your teeth and getting the job that you have at the moment? If you are, here are some tips that will help you to find work motivation when you are unfulfilled:
1. Keep Your Mind on Your Purpose
The best way to stay motivated at work is to be super clear about why you do what you do — your purpose.
If you aren’t sure your true purpose to work, you’re not alone. This article can help you figure this out:
Even if you think making money is the reason why you’re doing the job, you should think deeper and ask yourself why.
Why is making more money so important to you? Is it because of the family that you’re supporting? Or is it because you’re trying to make more money to build up your own business?
Find out the root of what you truly want and this purpose will become your drive to work.