- “follow your passion” (what)
- “play to your strengths” (what again)
- “do something with purpose” (why)
- “live your values” (how)
It’s also true that 95% of career-success books follow one of these lines of advice – but what if they’re wrong?
What if your job happiness comes not from what you do, why you do it, or how you do it … but instead comes from the people around you? Your bosses, peers, and subordinates all can play a huge role in your job happiness. Let me give you a few examples that support this idea.
Dr. Geoff Smart is the chairman and founder of ghSMART, a leadership consulting firm that exists to help leaders amplify their positive impact on the world. Dr. Smart and his firm have published multiple New York Times best sellers. He stays active in his community and has advised many government officials.