Ask These Simple Work Life Questions Before 2019
There are as many work life journeys — as there are contributors. All paths can be fulfilling for the right person.
However, feeling satisfied really boils down to one dynamic: the effort you are exerting vs. the outcomes that emerge. It is an exchange. If there isn’t balance, we begin to feel exhausted. Drained of motivation. Frustrated.
Fast forward and we are completely disengaged. The beginning of the end.
So, I’ll pose the following questions:
Is the exchange agreement of your work life, really working for you?
If not, what needs to change to bring some measure of balance?
Dr. Marla Gottschalk is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. She is a charter member of the LinkedIn Influencer Program. Her thoughts on work life have appeared in various outlets including Talent Zoo, Forbes, Quartz and The Huffington Post.