Listicle: Seven ways to reinvigorate your job

Make your time at work more effective or make plans to leave

Small, incremental changes to your everyday work can prove transformative

Small, incremental changes to your everyday work can prove transformative

 

Even exciting jobs have boring days. When you do the same tasks at the same office with the same people every day, you are bound to fall into a rut.

Here’s how to revive your interest in your work.

1

Take action

2

Think about what you like doing

Use that information to pinpoint what tasks motivate you.

3

Think about what you’re good at

4

Redesign your role

5

Seek out passionate people

Meeting new people committed to their careers and explaining your own goals to them can reveal aspects of your job that you may not have previously appreciated.

6

Celebrate your accomplishments

Crafting the list can give you a little emotional boost.

7

Know when to move on

Explore different roles in the organisation where you can bring more of your strengths. And if that doesn’t work, seek out other opportunities.

Copyright Harvard Business Reviews 2015

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