It's never about the money

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A very smart friend of mine who happens to be an HR guru has always said about jobs, "it's not about the money." When I first heard this 15+ years ago, I thought, "Well, sure it is." But in time - working for companies or clients that pay well but the work or work-life may not be fulfilling, as well as managing people and being managed as well, I now totally understand her point. Sure, we need enough to pay the bills, buy groceries and clothes, and take an annual vacation, but your job is so much more than a paycheck, or as it states in this article in Fast Company, "we're not whales, we're not pigeons." As humans, we all need more. What is important? Get in touch with your "why" and find value in the things you hate, among other suggestions. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1rGYOyD