How do you feel about your job? or is it a career? or a calling ?

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Here’s an interesting piece from SMH about the relationships between the way we view and engage with our work situations and productivity.  

Psychologists have distinguished three kinds of work: a job, a career and a calling. You do a job for nothing other than the pay cheque at the end of the week.

A career involves a deeper personal investment in work. You mark your achievements through money, but also through advancement. Each promotion brings you higher prestige and more power, as well as a raise.

A calling or vocation, on the other hand, is a passionate commitment to work for its own sake. The work is fulfilling in its own right, without regard for money or advancement.

Click here for the whole story

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