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Well-being at work: in search of ikigai

2021-05-18T04:16:36.184Z

Coming from Japan, this method helps to better understand one's expectations in professional life. What if the quintessence of coaching came from the land of the Rising Sun? In Japanese, ikigaï means both the reason for existence , the joy of living and the need to focus on the essential. Behind this concept, there is a method of questioning oneself which is based on four pillars: “What do I like to do?”, “What do I know how to do?”, “What do I do?” does the world need? ”,“ What can I be paid f



What if the quintessence of coaching came from the land of the Rising Sun?

In Japanese,

ikigaï

means both the reason for

existence

, the joy of living and the need to focus on the essential.

Behind this concept, there is a method of questioning oneself which is based on four pillars: “What do I like to do?”, “What do I know how to do?”, “What do I do?” does the world need? ”,“ What can I be paid for? ”

The objective is to deduce this reason for being and, ultimately, the professional activity that best suits it.

Affiliate professor at HEC, Étienne Krieger is working to popularize this approach on his blog Ikigai Colors.

“Questioning yourself, wondering about your real motivations are unnatural things

,” he explains.

We often prefer to procrastinate.

Ikigai, on the contrary, holds up a mirror to take into account the essential facets of the development of a personality.

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Source: lefigaro

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