Mojo? Yes, mojo! Do you have it? Or, have you lost it? We all will face moments where our spirit is dampened by one thing or another, this post originally created at Right Managment's career blog is dedicated to those who may have been in a job for a while and finding that they are losing momentum... However, it includes an insightful message which can help you get your mojo back if you need a boost mid job search.
You can feel your mojo working when you are feeling good about what you are doing, and what you are doing puts a smile on your face. Your mojo is working when you feel good and people notice. It is about self-esteem, success, relationships, happiness, and acceptance.
If you feel like you have lost your mojo – and are experiencing what Dr. Marshall Goldsmith calls “nojo” – check out his book, “MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back if You Lose it.” Goldsmith defines “Mojo” as “that positive spirit toward what we are doing now that starts from the inside and radiates to the outside.” He says that to achieve “Mojo,” you need to be doing something that simultaneously elicits 1) long-term benefit or meaning, and 2) short-term satisfaction or happiness.
Read about Goldsmith’s recent “Mojo Lessons from Bono,” with insights about creating a satisfying and authentic identity.
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