Are you having FUN?
Does work have to feel like work?
Last week was officially my first week as a full time entrepreneur.
I'm CEO of my entire life. It's awesome.
But let me let you in on a little secret: it's still work.
There are problems I don't yet know how to solve. Some parts are less fun than others. There's always room for improvement.
Work will always be work.
The question to focus on is rather, do you like the process of doing the work? Are you motivated by improving? Are you committed to the impact you're making?
No matter where you are or …
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When I realized what I was doing was not a good long-term fit, I would spiral into deep negativity and frustration - about the work and the people. This would cloud my mind and make every day at work painful.
And in this pain, I'd be looking for a way to get out ASAP.
Which would then land me in yet another environment that was not a great fit.
A vicious cycle.
Our brains don't operate well from negative emotions. …