How would you react if I told you your employee performance review was emailed to your friends and family?
Would you be glad, knowing they’d be impressed? Or would you freak out and worry that they’d never look at you the same way again?
Your response is one indicator of how much your work determines your sense of self-worth. Let’s dig deeper with a true or false test:
How did you do?
Work is a good thing. It contributes to our sense of purpose and personal growth.
But your work should never define you, and if you answered true to most or all of the above statements, maybe it’s time to reconsider the role work plays in your life.
You are more than what you do for a job each day. You are a person with a story, relationships, experiences, passions and so much more to share with the world.