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According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the difference between successful people and everyone else really boils down to just four words.

According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the difference between successful people and everyone else really boils down to just four words.

It’s common knowledge that New Year’s resolutions are impossible to keep. Studies and polls reveal that many struggles to keep their resolutions, abandoning them after the first month. However, the steps you take to get there matter more than just deciding to make a change.

Advice that seems to go against what is generally believed to be true about employment.

It’s worth revisiting as we start the new year 2023 because Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked a crucial question about his formula for success on a trip to India nearly seven years ago.

Do what you love, put your heart into it, and then have fun.

This article appeared in INC. Australia

Do what you enjoy.

To the common notion of labour as a means to an end—to create money to afford goods, pay bills, send kids to college, and eventually retire comfortably—those four words—”do what you love”—seem almost like an aberration.

But consider it.

Do you ever consider Cook’s words as you go about your regular workday?

Although many of us despise our jobs and our bosses and wish we were working on something else—something we truly love—we tend to take for granted the comfortable incomes, health benefits, and job security we enjoy.

A lot has been written on the necessity for meaningful employment that motivates us to wake up in the morning.

You are compelled to continue pursuing your goal.

You would probably still do it because you enjoy it, even if the payoff was little.

This is the thing that makes you come alive once you realise what it is for you.

Tim Cook is deeply aware of this.

Have fun, don’t forget that.

Cook’s final piece of advice touches on the frequently overlooked fun aspect of labour.

I contend that having fun and not taking yourself too seriously have a lot of benefits;

It can increase team productivity and motivate everyone to put their all into the task at hand.

In addition, we have been experiencing unpredictability since 2020.

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