Having a job is good. Having a career is on another level. Believing what you do every day has purpose is the ultimate way to eliminate hating Mondays. When I say working with a purpose, I mean working towards something that feels bigger than the sum of its parts. Something worthwhile.
Larry Wall, who created the programming language Perl, once said, “When they built The University of California at Irvine they just put the buildings in. They did not put any sidewalks; they just planted grass. The next year, they came back and put the sidewalks where the trails were in the grass.”