The MPS Process
Discovering Work That You Love
Think back to a time when you worked on a project that you really enjoyed.
Chances are, the people were great, the work was meaningful, it brought you pleasure, and it challenged you enough to make you feel that you'd accomplished something really worthwhile.
When a project resonates with us like this, we give it our very best effort. Why? Because doing work like this is pure joy. In fact, it hardly seems like work at all!
When we work on these projects regularly, we're happy, we're productive, we're optimistic, and we're deeply engaged in what we're doing. So, how can you target projects that will give you this type of engagement?
One way of doing this is to use the Meaning, Pleasure, Strengths (MPS) Process. In this article, we'll discuss what MPS is, and we'll see how you can use it to increase the proportion of rewarding work that you do.