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39. It's Time to Rethink Work

By Patrick Lencioni - May 2020

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39. It's Time to Rethink Work

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Episode Summary

Laura joins the podcast as the team discusses a fresh way to think about work and jobs.  Whether you are heading back to work, looking for something new or a college graduate starting your career, now is the perfect time to rethink work and find fulfillment and joy in what you do.

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Show Notes

1:24 — Patrick Lencioni urges people to take this time to really think about their jobs and what fulfills them 

4:47 — Laura Lencioni describes why this is good time to rethink work

4:50 — The two wrong factors that most people look for when looking for a job: the cool factor and money

5:40 — The four fundamental things that people need to do when looking for a job

6:00 — First, am I using my God-given talent 

6:13 — Second, Do the people I work with make me a better version of myself and visa versa

6:30 — Third, am I appreciated there

6:46 — Fourth, is it a good company in a good industry

7:00 — Patrick Lencioni recalls some of the mistakes he has made finding jobs in the past

10:40 — You cannot expect perfection and you cannot start at the top

11:50 — Is the phrase “Do what you love and the money will follow” really true

12:40 — Laura Lencioni describes her experience at her first job

14:21 — How knowing your Meyers Briggs Type can help you figure out what you might like to do

19:20 —Laura Lencioni on finally finding a job that suited her and why

21:15 — What about people who are already regretting going back to the office

23:31 — Where your passion and purpose intersect is where you will find your perfect place in life

24:50 — Cody Thompson highlights the Emerge Stronger Conference 

27:41 — The team discusses why people need to look at fit when interviewing for a job 

31:38 — Work shouldn’t suck – there is a job out there for you

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