A favorite author on mine, Annie McKee, has a new book out called How To Be Happy at Work. According to McKee, one of the keys to being happy at work is to approach your vocation with purpose.
Now, as a CEO, this book reminds me that to do my job as well as I can, I must work to create an environment where you can achieve purposeful work. At the same time, as I read McKee’s book, she’s clear that finding purpose is an inside job.
Here are some of the strategies she suggests:
No matter who your boss is, you have a chance to implement some of these purpose building strategies. As I said, I am also responsible to help assure that you get the support you want.