How to find meaning from your work?

October 13, 2021
1/3 of our life is spent at work. It would only make sense that any person would want to make this huge proportion of their life as pleasurable as possible, right? Yet, unhappiness with one’s work is more common than satisfaction. There are so many people who HATE their jobs, they go from day to day, just suffering and waiting for the workday to end. And for what? To go home and be exhausted after spending a day doing something that does not drive them. If you want to live a happy life, this has to change! And the only way to do that is to take responsibility for your professional development and personal growth.

The good news is that you are not a tree, stuck in one place. You can change your path if you want to. The world is full of educational materials, inspiring leaders and kind supporters who are there to cheer you on as soon as you take the first step!

In this blog post, Mari-Liis Vaher shares some of her best tips for overwhelmed business owners and marketers who want to take control of their growth journey. It is part of the 100 video series that Mari-Liis has posted inside the Powerful Marketers Community.

Here is the overview of week #14:

See the recap of the week #1 HERE, week #2 HERE, week #3  HERE, week #4 HERE, week #5 HERE, week #6 HERE, week #7 HERE, week #8 HERE, week #9 HERE, week #10 HERE, week #11 HERE, week #12 HERE and week #13 HERE.

Why you need to rethink your marketing strategy?

With #Facebookdown on Oct 4, 2021, business owners around the world were reminded why it is not a good idea to build their business on a platform that they have zero control over.

Watch the video to understand the devastating impact it can have and start preparing for the inevitable future now.

Top 3 podcast recommendations for business owners

Podcasts are a great way to continuously learn, improve and be inspired! Check out:

👉 "The School of Greatness" by Lewis Howes
👉 "After Hours Entrepreneur" by Mark Savant
👉 "Influential Personal Brand Podcast" by Rory and AJ Vaden

 Book recommendations for professional development

Want to work on your professional & personal development? Check these out:

💥 “The Power of Vulnerability” & “Dare to Lead” by Brené Brown
💥 “Limitless” by Jim Kwik
💥 “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek
💥 "ICONIC" by Scott McKain
💥 “Take the Stairs” by Rory Vaden

How to find meaning from your work?

The Japanese concept IKIGAI encourages you to find something ...

⭐ that you love doing,
⭐ that the world needs,
⭐ that you can be paid for,
⭐ that you are good at.

Find your "reason for being" and create the life of your dreams!

How to make change last?

You are the most important person of your life and deserve your full commitment!

👉 Track your progress. 

👉 Keep the habit alive.

👉 Share your goals & progress with others. 

👉 Get a coach or join like-minded communities.

What I have learned from the #100videos challenge?

🚀 Time goes by anyway - the question is what you do with this time?
🚀 Breaking a huge goal into small steps makes anything doable.
🚀 Overcoming your fears boosts your confidence.

Check out The #100videochallenge page on LinkedIn!

What I have learned from hosting Masterminds?

⭐ We as humans are more similar than we think, regardless of the country or industry we come from!
⭐ These meetings provide a great opportunity for networking and building professional relationships.
⭐ It pushes you to learn and improve!

Check out the Powerful Mastermind Club!

Please share this blog post with everyone who works as a marketer at any level - it might be someone who just started to learn about it or someone who has worked for decades in marketing. The topics we cover here are timeless and we would really appreciate your help in building this unique podcast for marketers!

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