Working with a purpose

It’s easy to lose sight of what you’re working toward in today’s culture. Our days are busier than ever – there never seems to be enough hours to accomplish what we want – and technology, while helpful in most circumstances, has also created a lot of distractions.

SmartBrief’s leadership and management senior editor James daSilva writes about asking yourself “What is it for?” in your daily work, big picture thinking and when communicating with others to make sure you’re working effectively and with a purpose.

Here are some things to consider in each of daSilva’s circumstances to make sure you’re staying focused.

Daily tasks. As things unexpectedly arise, it’s easy to have the mindset of solving it as quickly and easily as possible. Take the time to think about the cause and solution, otherwise you’ll likely face a similar problem in the future.


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