How to Find Work That You Love — A Logical Guide

“So… uhh… how do I find a job that I love?”

Talk about money long enough, and the question inevitably comes up. And it should.

Most of us spend 60-80% of our waking hours doing something work-related. If you don’t enjoy that work, then it means you’re unhappy 60-80% of the time. Logical, right?

It would also make sense that the quickest way to improve your happiness would be to improve your enjoyment of the thing you spend the most time doing. Since that’s work, you wonder if you couldn’t find something better.

But the question is, “How?”

Here’s what I think: the answer is in the title of this post.

Let’s break it down, starting at the end of the title and working our way back to the beginning.

But just before we get into that, I want to quickly cover how work has changed over the last few years. Work doesn’t mean sitting in an office for 60 hours seek. Sure, for some people, this is the case but the internet is transforming how we do everything. And when it comes to business, it’s changed how we start, run and grow them. 

People like Sam Ovens are pioneering new ways of doing business that are helping people all over the world make more money and win more time in their lives. 

So my point is that we’ve never been more spoilt for choice when it comes to finding work that we love.

Anyway, here are some steps that’ll help you on your journey…”

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Caught with Your Pants down? 7 Ways to Regain Your Dignity

iStock_000000727134XSmall.jpg Have you ever been sitting on the toilet in a public bathroom, when a stranger suddenly comes bursting through the door? You stare at each other for a moment. It dawns on you that you forgot to lock the door. It dawns on them that they forgot to check. Then they back out of the stall, stuttering their apologies, while you desperately try to pretend that you weren’t caught with your pants around your ankles. It’s mortifying, but it happens all the time, in all sorts of ways, especially in business. Maybe you’re in the boardroom, pitching a room full of executives on a new strategy that will save the company, and your three-year-old wanders through the door, saying she has to “Tee-tee.” Or maybe a zit pops on your forehead in the middle of a sales call. Or maybe you get drunk at the company’s Christmas party and start singing, “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” at the top of your lungs. All are honest, 100% genuine mistakes, and there’s nothing wrong with them. But they’re still embarrassing as hell. You feel like you’ve lost a little clout, and everything you do around the “witnesses” is suddenly very awkward. Somehow, you have to regain your composure, or you can end up doing something that really is damaging. Well, just for you, here are 7 tips for regaining your dignity.

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10 Ways to Get Flooded with Job Offers after You Graduate

The first few months after you graduate college can be the most exciting and nerve-racking time of your life. You’re thrilled to be done with school, but you’re also wondering, “Will anyone hire me?”

College is no longer a straight ticket to a great career. We’re handing out more bachelor’s degrees than ever, and there’s a lot of competition over the best jobs. The last thing you want to do is end up working at Wal-Mart, trying in vain to find something better.

But what can you do? Isn’t it out of your control?

No. In fact, there’s a lot you can do. Only four short years ago, I was going through this process myself and ended up graduating with 14 written offers. It’s all about being proactive while you’re still in school and taking advantage of your opportunities.

Follow these 10 strategies, and you won’t be worried about getting job offers. You’ll be flooded with them.

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How I Got a Six-Figure Salary Straight Out Of College

Who says you have to be old before you start making the good money?

When I graduated college, I had 14 job offers, two of them for more than $100,000 a year. No, I didn’t go to a prestigious school like Harvard or Stanford. And no, I didn’t graduate with an advanced degree in law or medicine. Although you can very easily receive a six figure salary out of school by completing a mba degree program, I chose a different route.

I had a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. By all accounts, I should’ve been making only about $30,000 a year. Maybe less.

Instead, I took a job with a salary higher than most people achieve in their lifetimes. And I was only 21 years old.

Let me show you how I did it.

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Slave Pays $1,517,433 for Freedom in 2007

Did you think slavery was over?Wage Slave.jpg

It’s not… not even in the United States.

True, the 13th Amendment officially abolished slavery in 1865 (although Mississippi neglected to ratify until 1995). It ended slavery in one of its most brutal, inhumane forms: chattel slavery, in which people are treated as nothing more than property.

Yet at least one type of slavery continues to exist, even thrive. In fact, almost every person in the world has been subjected to it, including you.

What kind of slavery am I talking about?

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