Work Myths: Lies You've Been Told About Work

Lies you've been told about work. 1. “You are lucky to have a job” We hear it all the time. But there is nothing lucky about spending most of your waking hours doing whatever someone else tells you to. You might be lucky if you really enjoy doing what you are doing (because that is unfortunately rare). But for having a job you hate…like the majority of the population? That is the opposite of lucky: common and unfortunate. 2. “You get paid what you’re worth.” Human potential is limitless but time is limited. That makes everyone’s time a precious resource. Sadly the pervasive culture does not value human potential…other than the potential to make money. You get paid what you’re worth to your employer, which is often just enough to keep you desperate enough to continue to work for... read more
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Work Myths: Lies You've Been Told About Work