• Throwing yourself completely into work can pay off - but CEOs and professors alike say there's a hidden danger in feeling too attached to your job

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Feeling passion for and deriving meaning from work is often seen as a good thing. But in "The Job," Ellen Ruppel Shell explains how that can backfire.
    If you lose your job, you might also feel like you've lost your identity.
    What's more, employers might be inclined to take advantage of your devotion to work.
    Some CEOs - like Morgan Stanley's James Gorman - have also said that your job shouldn't define you.
    In her new book, " The Job ," journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell includes a chapter on finding meaning in your work.
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