In the aquaculture and seafood industry, there are a lot of hardworking individuals.
In the aquaculture and seafood industry, success is measured by hard work too. However, not every aquaculture professional has peak productivity and the right kind of motivation to stay energetic and passionate.
The truth is, “burnouts” happen. By a definition, they are a psychological and physical exhaustion and one of the most widespread diseases in the world, which holds its clutches in almost half of the population on our planet. Tired employees tend to procrastinate on their work activities – something which is seen through their poor performance. On another note, long hours at work are a very important cause. The results of working hard definitely payout with rewards of the employee’s effort. This is why it is important to always be at the peak productivity and know what makes your lightbulb turn on.
Hard Work Is Often Born And Learned In The Family
Believe it or not, a lot of the people who work hard and are passionate about their jobs have stirred their ambition through discipline and effort. However, most of that discipline and effort was seen in their family and the family members (parents, grandparents etc.) who have always worked hard.
The families influence has a lot to do with their motivation – and profoundly influences individuals to work hard and focus on their tasks. This is why many individuals agree that hard work, motivation and discipline are often learned in the family.
The idea of seeing your parents leaving for work, your grandparents working hard (despite their career coming to an end) and the family doing everything they can to support you, according to many, is everything that it takes for this type of motivation to be born.
Adolescence: The Time Of First Professional Work Experience
During the period of adolescence, individuals reflect on their hard work inspiration from the family and usually start their career with their first professional experiences. This often happens at an early age – influenced by the example of the family and the intuition that any kind of practice can help with it.
Working to earn their own money and learn and curiosity is what fuels the young individuals to start their career. Whether it’s paid or unpaid internships, volunteer work or part-time jobs, it is the experience and the work habit that is essential during the years of adolescence.
In most of the cases, their first professional experience is only a test for them to practice their work habits, learn the ethics of work and learn to adhere to the company or job role principles. The serious jobs come at a later phase and are usually the next level for many young professionals. According to most aquaculture professionals in this industry, adolescence is definitely a time when you get to learn a lot of specific skills, learn the industry and most importantly, learn the right type of attitude.
Performance Comes With (A Lot Of) Work And Passion
Every professional, regardless of his role and/or industry, knows that performance comes with a lot of work and a lot of energy invested. In other words, you have to give a lot of energy, time and determination as an employee in order to succeed and reach your peak performance.
Aquaculture is the perfect example of the industry that requires passion and motivation. The long hours that are spent in the office or in the field are usually translating to better performance and greater coverage of tasks.
Individuals with personal duties, children and relationships can see this best. They need to divide their energy equally, make most of their time and work – as well as spend time with their family and children. However, for most of them, work gives a certain state of fulfilment and lets them contribute to the society they live in.
There is no doubt that a lot of hard work puts a strained on any employee, especially if the professional and personal lives are intertwining. However, successful managers and entrepreneurs know that this is the right form of passion that brings the results – and that pays off in the very end. In the long run, hard work leads to increased efficiency and a successful career.
Final Verdict: Are You The Right Person In The Right Place?
If all of these stories and thoughts triggered your brain to think more about your career, time management, skills, determination and future in your job, you are not the only one.
The truth is, everyone should take the time to think if they are the right people in the right places – or it is about time to re-evaluate what they do and find new solutions to feel motivated again.
However, there is no denying that the issue of physical and mental exhaustion is real – and even present in work addicts. This is why we advise you to follow your own radar, know when you are in danger of burnout and make sure that you work smart, aside from working hard.
Psychologists agree with this and say that people who work hard get personal pleasure and satisfaction – but only when they succeed. If you find this type of meaning in your work, you are definitely closer to success on a larger scale. Most importantly, you will know your potential, talent and purpose and how they fit in your career.
At AquacultureTalent, we help professionals in the aquaculture industry globally get closer to their dream jobs. Our professionals put an accent on your skills, help you get closer to a great career opportunity and encourage you to succeed in every field of your life.