Staying passionate about the work you do is domineering if you expect to live a satisfying life. People always struggled to strike that healthy work and life balance. Some people are passionate about not only writing but also sharing what they have learned and have they not had the opportunity to do because they don’t have time and loose passion about it. Sometimes you get bored with the things which you love most it is just a matter of time. Here are some tips that will keep you passionate about your work.
7 Tips to keep you Passionate in your Work
- Set long term goals.
- Set short term goals.
- Strike a balance.
- Build your networks.
- Find your happy place.
- Take risks at work.
- Take a break from work.
1. Set long term goals.
Setting long term goals is key from the beginning of any project or journey that a clear set of long term goals are well established. These goals can be high-level things that help in guidance in the decisions you make on a daily, weekly, monthly, and/or yearly basis. How frequently your check-in is totally up to you and your needs but it is the best key to create some for points of reference. This will help in the way in which you deal with clients and customers, and in the types of projects you take on as well as other aspects and phases of your creative life.
2. Set short term goals.
Short term goals are difficult to keep you on the pace from day to day. You just need to make sure your path your time and you need to understand where your time is going. For this, you need to create checkup points through calendar scheduling and if possible, on a project management platform. Short term goals are great for creating a sense of achievement with the work you are doing. When you are working with an agency they see you as a task-master, this is the only thing that will keep you well-balanced and over the 30 rounds of changes, which only appears to happen with the agencies who only see yourself as task-masters.
3. Strike a balance.
This comes in many different forms from work/life balance, passion/paid work, and more. The key to utilize your short and long term goals to see where your balance is. It is the key. Someone who started his/her own business so that he/she could dictate the types of projects he/she produce as well as when and what he/she is working on. He/she will be the first to admit that they have not lived a balanced lifestyle in some time. The first thing to do is to strike for a balanced life and find passion in it.
4. Build your networks.
It does not matter how you decide to approach your career, building networks and connections are the most important part in the short and long term goals. Never stop building these connections. Team building is COMPLETELY difficult for the success of your career. You can’t do everything by yourself so make sure to build a strong team. By establishing a strong and reliable team, you are encouraged by the ideas and motivation you get from other creative workers. These compatible individuals help in pushing you to become not only a better filmmaker but also a better person as well.
5. Find your happy place.
Everyone’s happy place is producing projects where they have final edit. When they can control the creative vision, they don’t care what type of work they are producing as long as they are able to feel good about what they are working on. It is an important key to define what makes them happy and work to include this in your life as much as possible.
6. Take risks at work.
When you are working it is important to talk about risks with not only the work you produce but also the way of living your life. People try as frequently as possible to push others’ comfort zone and experience new things. People try and stay away from routine as much as possible though they love their routines.
7. Take a break from work.
Taking a break, mean a complete break. But usually people many times ‘break’ but they actually didn’t stop checking their emails, responding to clients and or inescapably making that one small client change request. Even if you tell clients you are not available, they will continue to email and will continue to expect work from you even if you set opportunities upfront, let them know you are taking the day off, and even if the project has gone past the difficult path outlined for a project. They think you are available 24/7 for them even though they only work 9-5. These people also feel they deserve a break sometimes from work but can’t realize we are also human and need breaks from work too.
These are the tips which help you to stay positive and passionate about work and at workplaces. Everyone must try these effective tips.