Thursday, July 8, 2010

Thursday 13

Once upon a time there was a girl who blogged. Recently she was reminded how cathartic it can be. For starters, I've been thinking a lot about personal perspective lately. Perspective encompasses so much and here is mine on a specific topic.

Here is a list of why I love my job;

1. I am surrounded by crazy talented people.
2. I work with people around the world.
3. I contribute to the greater whole.
4. I have opportunity to train formally.
5. I have opportunity to travel.
6. I work with many different lines of business.
7. I work remotely from home (in my jammies!)
8. I get to run really cool projects.
9. The work is constantly changing.
10. I really like my boss and extended team.
11. I can track my efforts and see personal and professional progress.
12. I earn an honest paycheck.
The very most important reason;
13. I am learning every day!

On the B Side: It matters very little what I do. The point is that I LOVE WHAT I DO. For starters, I have a job and I choose to love it! It doesn't matter who you are or where you work, there will always be positive aspects of the work if you choose to recognize them. I love my job and being able to progress. I love moving forward and contributing to the greater good of a company. Everyday I become a little more talented and a little more skilled. Some times that comes by being in the heart of the fire and some times that comes by nature of those around me and yet other times that comes from the sheer experience of just doing it. Any way you look at it, I am well aware just how lucky I am to have not only a job but this job!

4 shout outs:

Kristin said...

Having a job you enjoy (or don't) can make a world of difference on your overall happiness. I'm glad yours is great... and it's nice to hear from you! :)

Laura said...

Brit..your writing..very inspiring. Some info I didn't know either. I admire how you put your thoughts & feeling into words. It's very thought provoking and makes me admire you more & more every time I read your postings. I agree, having a job you like/love is awesome. I'm at that stage JUST before like. haha...but am thankful I have one. Good luck with the continued weight loss! You'll always be the teeny Britta I knew in college because that is how I only ever saw you! :)

Our Little Online Corner said...

Whaaat, a blogpost!? I saw this in my reader and I was so excited! Glad to see you back on the blogging wagon. we miss you guys, hope you are doing well. xo.

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