How to Find The Perfect Job for You | TIME
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
Using your “signature strengths” — those qualities you are uniquely best at, the talents that set you apart from others — makes you stress less:
The more hours per day Americans get to use their strengths to do what they do best, the less likely they are to report experiencing worry, stress, anger, sadness, or physical pain…
You want to experience “flow”.
There are a handful of things that need to be present for you to experience flow:
- Clear goals that, while challenging, are still attainable.
- Immediate feedback.
- Knowing that the task is doable; a balance between personal skill level and the challenge presented.
- Strong concentration and focused attention.
- The activity is intrinsically rewarding.
And you want to be someplace where you’re treated like a partner — not an underling.