Finding Fulfilling Work

Hygiene Factors and Motivators

  1. Sufficient hygiene factors, so as to avoid dissatisfaction
  2. Optimal motivators, to maximize love of one’s job

Near Term, Long Term, and Hills

Dilbert
  • Accept an associate job at great company X
  • Get promoted to manager at great company X
  • Get promoted to senior manager at great company X
  • Get promoted to director at great company X
  • Get promoted to VP at great company X
  • Receive gold Rolex, move to Hawaii, and contemplate the emptiness of your existence

Well… Shit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0Vvl_ByCXM#t=15m
  • Look for sufficient hygiene factors
  • Look for optimal motivators
  • Be skeptical of whether you’ve actually found something with optimal motivators
  • Look for companies that are invested in employees’ internal fulfillment

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Optimist.

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