When we ask ourselves the purpose of our work we often link our job activities with our passion. Let’s say that finding an intersection between our job and our dreams drives satisfaction; this positive emotion impacts on our life’s evaluation, because nowadays your job it is fundamental part in our “self” definition (click here)
A similar process happens when you think about your dream job; let’s leave this for the moment. (click here)
Following our passions is possible only if we achieve our goal; reaching the latter will lead to a better position in a company or a more strategic role or the fact that we’ve achieved enough experience to finally follow our passion (i.e. work on a entrepreneurial project); as said many times, achieving is the result of hard work and motivation.
There are cases when in order to follow our goals, we tend to mix our idea of being recognised and successful with what are really our passions. In short, your desire of success can replace your passion. So, are you sure that you are following your passions instead of goal achievement? It is fundamental to understand what is really your goal and what interests you the most.