When you ask Millennials why they love the job that they do, they are likely to tell you that they are passionate about it. This is sometimes accompanied by a story of when they had a job that was miserable for them, and then they had a revelation that lead them to leave that terrible job and start their own underwater basket weaving co-op.
But overall, most people who are highly satisfied with their careers have more than just something that they are passionate about. They have autonomy, they feel competent, and they get along well with the people they work with.
And, most importantly, they have a job that supports the life that they want to live.
Continue reading “On Motivation And Commitment”
Last year, some folks had the idea that if there were a set of prompts that we could all write about at the same time, it would be a fun way to encourage us to write more often.
This year, the Support Driven Writing Challenge is BACK for Spring 2017.
Continue reading “The Support Driven Writing Challenge is a GO!”
Here are the notes I took while listening to each presentation at SUPCONF 2017, Seattle.
Continue reading “My Notes: SUPCONF 2017 Seattle”
Hello! If you enjoyed my SUPCONF 2017 Seattle talk about how emotional boundaries contribute to burnout, here are some resources you can check out to learn more.
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Joining this community, and attending this conference, has done more for my career in a few years than any opportunity that has come my way yet!
Continue reading “Ten ways that Support Driven and SUPCONF have changed my life”
Thanks to the #jobs channel in the Support Driven Slack community, I’ve read a lot of job listings. I began to get curious about why people apply to the jobs that they choose to apply to.
Continue reading “Why do people in support change jobs?”
I am an INFJ. In one day, I met two other Support Driven folks who were also INFJ. Considering that this is a rare personality type (estimates say about 1% of the population) I guessed that perhaps this was a popular career path for those of us with this rare personality.
But how can I be sure, without doing a poll?
Continue reading “What are the dominant personality types in Support Driven?”