No one is perfect. Neither you are. As soon as you accept that as the ultimate truth, your life will get much better. There is another truth as well – you are not the smartest guy in the world (ok, to be more precise, chances that you are are 0.00000000013514 (1 / 7,400,000,000). Anyway, it’s not such a sad fact at all.
“I spend most of my time thinking about how to connect the world and serve our community better, but a lot of that time isn’t in our office or meeting with people or doing what you’d call real work. I take a lot of time just to read and think about things by myself.” ―Mark Zuckerberg
Ok, you finished your faculty and you are looking for your first job, or professional internship. So, what are you actually looking for? What are the key factors that influence your decision and your motivation?
Unfortunately, most of my friends don’t know to answer this question when I ask them. I tried to summarize my talks and recent experience.
The title of this blog post may sound familiar to you. “Let’s Make Work Better” is actually the slogan of the new website that provides tools and resources to help people copy Google’s style.
We should expect more from work. People spend more hours working than anything else. But for too many, work isn’t fulfilling, inspiring, or anything more than a means to an end. – The Google re:Work team