Everything you do MUST have value to others from the Career Opportunities Podcast From the Career Opportunities Archives… There comes a time, maybe many times, when you can’t understand what other people are thinking. You are putting out energy, attention, physical labor, — as Churchill once said, “blood, sweat, toil and tears” — and yet no one seems to care. You think your story, your cause, your writing, your work, your business is the most important thing in the world and all you get in return is silence. It’s easy to come up with a hundred reasons why no one cares. “They’re stupid.”, “They’re evil.”, “They’re Republican.”, “They’re Democrat.”, “They’re rich, poor, black, white purple, speak another language. It’s the economy, the government, the world, the flux, the weather, the tides.” We can come up with thousands of reason why our work and our lives aren’t fully appreciated. We do this out of self-preservation. If we allow ourselves to think of the “real” reason no one is paying attention, it might break our hearts. […] Read this entire column – Everything you do MUST have value to others from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast // * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!