Finding Fulfillment in the Work You Do

Jun 20, 2023, Written by Michelle Bankston

finding fulfillment at work

Do you ever feel like the work you do is insignificant or not fulfilling?  Well, I am here to tell you that your work is meaningful, and you should feel some sort of fulfillment in your career.  Everyone plays a part in the role they have in a business and the work you contribute does not go unnoticed.  There may be a time in your career when you may feel like you do not get any satisfaction and that is normal, but how do you get out of that feeling? Here are some ways you can create a spark of fulfillment in your job:

Remember Your Purpose in the Business.

There is a reason for your position and job in a business. Your role is a big part of the business you are in and that’s why the company has that position. They cannot be complete without it. You should focus on your role and what you can accomplish in your current position. Focusing on what you have to offer and the things you accomplish will help you gain fulfillment in your job. 

Your Perspective Needs To Change

When looking for fulfillment in your job, the perspective you have on your work is a big factor. If you have a lack of motivation to do anything, you may need to change your perspective. The way to do this is to make a list of positive things about your job and the work you complete. When you make that list, keep it somewhere you can look at it, so it serves as a reminder of why you are in your position. 

Change Up Your Task Schedule

Work on changing your tasks so that you are not on the same schedule daily. We tend to lose sight of what we bring to the table because we are completing some of the same tasks over and over. If you feel this way, it may be time to change things up. When you start a new workday, ensure that your daily tasks will affect the fulfillment you receive from your work. Another thing is to try to keep your most important tasks in the morning hours so that your afternoon hours are not demanding. Finding new ways to complete your tasks can help you gain fulfillment in your job. 

Build Relationships

Relationships in the business can make or break your experience and fulfillment in your career.  It is very important that you work with people that you can get along with, but also build relationships with. Seeking out a mentor in the company helps create a meaningful job. It adds value and helps you relate to another person at work. 

Lastly, the Bible has verses of encouragement to help with fulfillment, and here is my favorite:

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human master, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”
– Colossians 3:23-24

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Michelle Bankston

As the Administrative Assistant, I will carry out the daily office needs, to keep an organized and positive environment. I am responsible for making sure the staff and client’s needs are met, to maintain an efficient, professional, comfortable, and welcoming environment for the clients. I am so glad to be a part of the Crossroads team that helps our clients grow.

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