It is a proven fact that when you delight in your work, your output and satisfaction increase manifold and you become an amiable individual. And when it is otherwise, organizational productivity nosedives. Who does not want to be happy at work and love it? How is it possible to achieve this?
Here are some tips:
Display camaraderie & shared aims: If you go to work, do your work mechanically and do not harbour camaraderie, you will get jaded. Communication and collaboration invariably benefit all players individually and collectively. New ideas are exchanged and which lead to larger attainments. If you realize that you have buddies at work, the chances of enjoying it get boosted. It is with this intended objective that companies organize breaks and other social events. More often than not, all that is required is breaking ice with any person and then taking the relationship forward. Try to make the working atmosphere pleasant: The working atmosphere matters a lot and you can make a big difference to it. You must ensure that you do not create distractions for others by way of loud conversations. It is also important that you pay special attention to your demeanour and avoid any confrontation at work. Keeping your work space neat and tidy will also help you to maintain focus and make the overall atmosphere agreeable. Just as you will not like to sit alone with problems, others too would appreciate a word of help and compassion. You must make it a point to be cordial and supportive to others; this will make you happy and keep your motivation levels high.
Envision outcomes of your work: If you work endlessly and do the same thing day in and day out, you will get bored to tears; the experience can be rather upsetting. But if you are able to witness the outcome of your efforts, a great sense of happiness and contentment will overtake you. You must make regular efforts in this regard; seeking feedbacks will help. Likewise, you must also have a word of praise for others for their contributions. And when you are making group efforts, you must set collective objectives and visit them periodically to see the quantum of attainments; this will again make you feel happy and boost your zeal.
Appreciate the importance of your endeavors: You must recognize and appreciate that you comprise something larger and that your contributions matter. You must appreciate that you are making a difference to the lives of others. It is essential that you remain well-informed about all company goings-on and realizations you can do this through interactions, participation in training events and religiously perusing circulars and news bulletins; in doing so you will realize that your time and skills are valuable as also your employment with the company is meaningful.
Work hard to attain individual goals: Your organization would like you to contribute towards attainment of organizational bottom lines and maintain the desired team cohesiveness. But you also have your own personal goals and these are attainable con currently. You must discharge your responsibilities sincerely and you will be rewarded for your efforts. You should be dynamic and take initiative rather than being a ‘my horse also ran’ type; the foregoing calls for having an open mind and being amenable to change. This will help you carve out a special role for yourself and thus reach your personal objectives. And when you reach your personal objectives, you will find your job an adorable facet of your life.
Don’t work for extras and doles: It is essential that you hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. Your sincerity will impel your management to care for you. You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success.
Success will give you happiness. & It if you work with vested interests in mind, you will neither achieve success nor will you be happy; you will thus never love your job. Remember that your work is going to occupy a large portion of your life and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. After all, work without love is slavery. But if you find love in your job, you will discover the fountain of youth.