Learnt something new. Harmonious passion is what we are looking for instead of obsession.
Often we hear the expression “That you need to have passion for your work.” That sounds absolutely wonderful, but it is important to first understand what passion really is.
The actual definition of passions is; “A powerful emotion or feeling.” When you know that, then how do we apply it to what we do at our job? Many times when a person is a hard worker and tends to be a bit obsessive about what they do people will say that person is passionate. But, is that true or are they obsessive?
The link below is to a very interesting article in the Harvard Business Review blog that is worth reading. The author Scott Barry Kaufman talks about passion for your work in two different ways, one being harmonious and the other obsessive. When someone has passion in a harmonious way about their work they have “joy” when doing it. …
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