When we become honest with ourselves and give time to reflect on our desires, we finally realize what we really want to do for the rest of our lives. Experts say that we cannot reach our full potential as a person if we’re unable to discover what career we would like to really have. This means that you have the find the job that you love before it’s too late- or you’ll have to face job dissatisfaction for the rest of your life.

Are you already doing that Job that you Love?

Answer these questions to uncover the job that you really want to do (writing down your answers may help too):

  1. What are your strengths in school or at work?
  2. What are your strengths?
  3. What do you value most?
  4. What do you want to accomplish?
  5. How do you define SUCCESS?
  6. If money is not an issue, what kind of work do you want to do?

Your answer to these questions can possibly lead you to finally open the door for the job that you love. Don’t let fear paralyze you from pursuing the career that you desire. You should be more scared of what would happen if you don’t pursue your career aspirations. If other people discourages you in doing it, but you know that you can, it’s probably because they also face the same fear of not moving beyond their own potential.

There is only one remedy for fear. And that is to make that first step. This can be as simple as getting advice from people who belong to the industry where want to go or upskilling with one or two more needed skills so you can qualify for the position.

Moving towards the right direction

Start each day by moving to the right direction where you want to go. By doing this, you can gradually move closer to make that dream job a reality. Even Confucious once said, “The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step”. The same is true with your dream job. Don’t get distracted. Don’t waste your energy by doing unnecessary things aside from what you aspire to become. All the things that you do from now on should lead you towards that dream.

And finally, surround yourself with the right people. For example, if you always wanted to be an aircraft mechanic, get to know people who are already in this field or have your friends introduce you to people that they know who are already working in it as well. You can even use social media to give you a headstart by joining groups that promote the same interest.

We hope that we were able to provide you with some guidance on how you can find yourself towards finding the job that you love. Always find the work that will uplift you which can make you smile every day. You can even become an inspiration for other people by the doing the work that you love to do.

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