This is work.?!

09582377a6b32aa3fee6b8bef8300191?s=47 Skyler Ray Taylor
November 02, 2013

This is work.?!

We are not entitled to personal fulfillment in our jobs. It IS possible, however, with a couple life hacks.

Disclaimer: This is NOT a how-to guide, nor is it presented by a guru who "has figured out a secret." Basically, I'm presenting on how your personal "success" is defined.

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Skyler Ray Taylor

November 02, 2013
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  2. SKYLER RAY TAYLOR · Designer of things · Reader of

    books SkylerRayTaylor.com · Father of two · Loves church like great grandpa You probably don’t recognize me from:
  3. THIS IS WORK. Getting paid by someone who needs a

    position filled.
  4. GO TO A PLACE DO A THING GET PAID FOR

    THE THING
  5. Boring things.

  6. Boring things.

  7. We do boring things to support the not-boring people in

    our lives. This is work.
  8. WORK CAN CRUSH SOULS.

  9. THIS IS WORK? Cause if it is, when do I

    retire?
  10. WE’LL PAY YOU $150,000 TO HATE YOUR JOB, OR $45,000

    TO LOVE YOUR JOB.
  11. WHAT IS THE MINIMUM $$$ YOU NEED? · What is

    the minimum amount you need to support your responsibilities? · How much would you pay to enjoy your work? $5,000/year? $12,000/year? $30,00/year?!?! · Would you make that much less to do something meaningful with your work?
  12. GO TO A PLACE DO A THING GET PAID FOR

    THE THING
  13. GET PAID TO DO IT AGAIN DO AN AWESOME THING

    SHOW AWESOME PEOPLE
  14. IF IT ISN’T AWESOME SAY NO.

  15. DO GREAT WORK. Enjoy it like it’s your hobby. Make

    money like it’s your job.
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  21. DON’T DO NOT AWESOME THINGS.

  22. THIS IS WORK! Work is not designed to give you

    personal fulfillment. Making it do that is a hack.
  23. WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU? · Your family? · Your

    faith? · A particular community (opensourcers, penny-farthing bicyclers, etc)? · A civic/public good? · >insert thing here<
  24. DO WORK! Get out there and do the awesome thing

    only you can do! I hope you become a thousandaire!
  25. SKYLERRAYTAYLOR.COM @skylerraytaylor