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The Dream Job

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After a late night conversation, I finally discovered how people are in accordance to the kind of job they do. I have, in my own personal way, figured out that though there are millions and billions of people in the world, and each is different from the other, there are, in fact, just THREE kinds of people- as far as their working style is concerned. But to me, it says a lot about who they are.

The first kinds are the ones who work simply for money. It’s just a job for them. It doesn't matter what they do or who they are, they work because it pays. They detach themselves from their work and work 8-9 hours straight, like robots, like mechanical toys. They don't think about it. They don't care if they like what they do or not. And it's not as if they are in desperate need for money. They simply work because they get to spend. Job satisfaction only means a favourable environment and a good fat paycheck. I don't despise them, but I don't appreciate them either. They're not doing anything wrong, mind you. It’s just who they are. And there’s nothing wrong in that.

The second kinds are the lucky kind. They are the kind who know what they want, know what kind of work makes them happy and they find it. They take it as a hobby and they get paid for it. They love what they do. It’s the kind of thing sportsmen or writers or chefs do. They love to play. They love to write. They love to cook. It’s who they are. It’s what their heart lies in. It’s what they've always wanted to do and luckily they have got a chance to do it. Every day at work is simply like a holiday. They don’t work because they have to or because they need the money. They work because they want to. And I think it’s fabulous.

And then there are the third kinds. These are people who know what they want from a job, who’ve chalked out their dream when they were 10 or 11 years old. They know they can do it and no one else deserves it more than they do. But circumstances and life don’t work in their favour. It happens all the time. They want something but life has other plans. So they take up a different job. One that might not be what they’ve dreamed of, but one that pays; one that helps a family; one that secures a future. They resent it at first. But these are the true heroes. They put in everything they have into their job. They give in their heart and soul into it and do it like there is no other thing they want to do. They get better and better until they begin to like what they do. It takes them places. It makes them reach heights they’d never dreamed of. It makes them tough. It makes them strong. They might do something ordinary, but they’ll put something of themselves in it, they make it their own. They try new ways of making the work better, of making themselves better. And these are the kind who are most successful in life.

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pooza11's picture

Well, I think i fall in the

Well, I think i fall in the first category and trying to put myself in the last category but i am not being succesful at all.The thing now a days which is going in my mind is job. The problem with me is i cant stick to one job for a longer persiod of time. may be because I m not liking it as it disintrest me and the job at which i wana go for ask for experiences which i dotn have.So all the time i m confused and ask myslef that what i m doing,is i correct?Any how i satisy my soul by saying that" I am doing right".

olutosin's picture

Right Direction

Hey Nishita, This is so punching! I tried to figure myself in the third, with various reason but I am not convinced that I am comfortable in the first two. In the long run, i now know why I love some work and have to do some in order to place good food on the table of those beautiful girls.....
Thanks for opening my eyes.....As rightly hinted by my dear friend Pooza.......I am doing the right thing and going towards the right direction and getting the right results....

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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olutosin's picture

Right Direction

Hey Nishita, This is so punching! I tried to figure myself in the third, with various reason but I am not convinced that I am comfortable in the first two. In the long run, i now know why I love some work and have to do some in order to place good food on the table of those beautiful girls.....
Thanks for opening my eyes.....As rightly hinted by my dear friend Pooza.......I am doing the right thing and going towards the right direction and getting the right results....

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

https:

nishita's picture

very often you have to do the

very often you have to do the right thing more than what you desire. n its a very brave thing to do. Luckily for me, i fall into the second category, even though i've not exactly begun. Im still studying but i hope that some day, when im done, i find the job that most defines me and that i will love.

pooza11's picture

I wish i cud fall in the

I wish i cud fall in the second category but no talent at all

nishita's picture

thts not true. everybody's

thts not true. everybody's good at something or the other. i always thot tht i was never good at anythng. i cdnt sing, or dance or cook or be good in sports or things like dt. for all these years ive been searching for something tht i cud do better than some...or atleast somethng tht i cud be proud of.. and eventually i figured i cud write :) not the greatest, but atleast in a way tht i loved. so sooner or later everyone finds somethng like dt. u have it too :)

pooza11's picture

Hey, That was really

Hey,
That was really encouraging. I am also in search of my good qualities. Just hoping for the best and wish i find it soon.
Nishita, i am in love with your writing.

Pooza

nishita's picture

:)

:)

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