Three Questions To Help Find Work You Love

Are you looking for career advice? Through high school and university I had a variety of jobs: commercial fisherman, fish factory worker, infantryman, laborer and bricklayer. Then something amazing happened – success! But how? How do you find work you love that leads to success?


Research shows that up to 70% of people hate their jobs. Many of my friends do not love their work. Now their children are in school wrestling with the tension of what to study and what careers to pursue. Many people I know are still wondering how to find work you love.

How To Find Work You Love

Have you figured out how to find work you love?  Recently, Forbes magazine reported  up to 70% of Americans hate their jobs.

Like most people, I have experienced jobs that were less than engaging for me. I’ve been an infantryman, commercial fisherman, laborer, bricklayer and carpenter.  Then I was blessed to find work I love. First as an entrepreneur home builder with our company Land Ark Homes. Now as a blogger.

I Love My Job


We often imagine finding work we love but do you know what to look for?

Picture yourself getting paid to do something that thrills you. That you are good at. That society values. When you find work you love, it shows.

“Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.”

Proverbs 22:29

How To Become An Entrepreneur?

As a child, I dreamed of being an entrepreneur, of starting a business. At age 25, I began Land Ark Homes. It was a modest home building business that grew in 20 years to build over 350 luxury estate homes. I became a legitimate entrepreneur.


This is a shared dream, many of us want to be an entrepreneur and run our own businesses.

Throughout those 20 years I began focusing more on my strengths and passions and delegating responsibility to others with skills that complemented mine. Later, I was free to focus on what I did best and eventually find the work I love. With that came the responsibility of partners and employees. Ultimately, my job became serving people: the staff and our customers. This is one of the secrets to winning in business – being eager to serve.


Here is a list of books and other resources I have mentioned in my articles and have found them useful.  I hope you will find them helpful. If you would like to suggest some resources, please let me know by leaving a reply at the bottom of this page.


Leadership-Podcast    Make-Today-Count    Life-Plan    The-Power-Of-Full-Engagement    The-Power-Of-Positive-Thinking    Listen-and-Learn



SevenHabitsOfHighlyEffectivePeople    TheStrangestSecret    TakingResponsibilityForYourLife



SevenHabitsOfHighlyEffectivePeople    80-20Principle    ThePrincipleOfThePath    TheBestQuestionEver    Margin



Leadership-Podcast    TravellersGift    Leadership101    EntreLeadership    Make-Today-Count    MagicOfThinkingBig    NextGenerationLeader    TheElement    ThinkAndGrowRich


Business Entrepreneurship

StrengthsFinder20    48DaysToTheWorkYouLove    EmythRevisited    EntreLeadership    TheStrangestSecret    4HourWorkWeek    Tribes    IcarusDeception    OneMinuteManager    WhoMovedMyCheese    80-20Principle    $100Startup    GoodToGreat    Make-Today-Count


Personal Finances


Balanced    TotalMoneyMakeover    TheMillionaireNextDoor    ThouShallProsper    TheRichestManInBabylon    TheAutomaticMillionaire    TheMillionaireMind



NorthpointCommunityChurchPodcast    YourMove    TheStory    HowGoodIsGoodEnough    PurposeDrivenLife    TheMEIWantToBe    LoveDoes    PilgrimsProgress



Margin    WhenWorkAndFamilyCollide    TheElement



TheTreasurePrinciple    FieldsOfGold    HowToBeRich



YoungerNextYear    Life-Plan    WhenWorkAndFamilyCollide





LoveAndRespect    BosCafe





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Looking For A Job?

Few of us always knew what we wanted to do. Those rare people are the lucky ones in a sense, because they find that direction early in their journey. What about the rest of us?


Today the average person will find a job 11 different times, with the average lasting just 4 years.  How do I find the job I love? What field of work do I pursue? These were the questions I faced as a young person. As my life progressed I starting building homes then later building people through blogging.  Part of this path was planned, part of it was organic, and it just evolved. There is nothing wrong with doing whatever you fall into. But, when you find the meeting point between natural talents and personal passion it changes everything.