What made the difference was when people went beyond the official expectations and duties to take on those tasks that helped them do something more, something that fed into their personal values and purpose
How Any Job Can Become A Dream Job
Selena Laurence

Not only is this great advice for personal happiness, I think this is some of the best career advice anyone can hear. The more you go beyond your job description to add value to your organization, the more opportunities that will open up to you.