This Element is an excerpt from Get a Life, Not a Job: Do What You Love and Let Your Talents Work For You (9780137058495) by Paula Caligiuri, Ph.D. Available in print and digital formats.
Build a great career on your terms, consistent with your career-related values and your priorities in life.
Like high-dollar lottery winners who kept working, you want to focus on the stimulation gained from doing what you enjoy most. You want a career on your terms, consistent with your career-related values, leaving enough time and emotional resources for those you love. The big news: You don’t need to win the lottery to make this happen.