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Do you work because you want to work or have to work?”

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  • Both :-)

    I have to work because these kids have silly habits like wanting to eat - not just daily, but multiple times per day, living in a warm house with running water and electricity...

    I want to work because I love what I do and I am a really bad housekeeper - so work gives me an excuse for having a messy house.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Patrysha Korchinski on 5th December 2007

  • Right now I work because I have to... but, I really enjoy what I do - if my kids were older, I would likely do it because I want to - And if that were the case and I didn't require the income, I would outsource a whole lot more! ;)

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Jenni Hunt on 5th December 2007

  • both! i do what i do now because i have to - it pays the bills. However, even if i had millions in the bank i would work - doing what i WANT to do and love it!

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Kate on 5th December 2007

  • Let's be honest, most people work because they have to. I am certainly in that category since I wasn't born into wealth. Maybe the question ought to be do you choose to do work that you want to do? My answer to that would be absolutely, positively YES

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by KathyHowe on 5th December 2007

  • I work because I have to. If I worked because I wanted to, I would be working for myself, regardless of how little money I made. Parenting five children and caring for a terminally ill parent requires a dual income household. So for now, I am in Corporate America. Hopefully, I will be doing something that fulfills ME in the near future!

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Yes, Mommy has to work today on 5th December 2007

  • I work because I seem to have an endless creative surge of energy that inspires me every morning.

    I get enormous pleasure and deep satisfaction in helping people through my workshops or articles.

    Being a single mother my children come first and then my creative work is tailored around them.

    If you do what you love the money will definitely follow.

    Jingle bells


    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Carole Fogarty on 5th December 2007

  • I think I work because I want to. It makes me happy. Fulfilled. Although the money is nice too :)

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Crystal on 5th December 2007

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