Workaholics, this one is for you. If you love working and what you do, why not make it better? Relationships can help your career grow and flourish right before your eyes. Don’t wait until your career is kicking. The right time is now! Here are some reasons why love can help.
Your Partner Will Push You Out of Your Comfort Zone
Have you been scared to ask for that raise? Your partner knows how hard you worked to get that big project done and it is worth more than you are paid. They will push you to ask for things you wouldn’t before. Sometimes it’s hard to see the work you are doing and an outside perspective can help you see things you can’t.
Your Partner Knows How Great You Are
Confidence can get you a long way in many things, including a career. Having someone who tells you how smart, sexy, and capable you are brings out the confidence you need to really get the job done at work. Feeling nervous for a pitch? Your partner will tell you that you are really going to knock it out of the park. It will really boost your confidence and help you kill it in the pitch.
Your Partner Starts To Rub Off On You
Workers also may be likely to have some of the good habits of their conscientious spouses. Traits such as diligence and reliability will help to take on their own workplace challenges. Chances are if your partner is hard-working and determined, it will start to rub off on you. You will not only have them encouraging to work harder, you will want to provide for them and do what is best for you both.
“A spouse’s personality influences many daily factors that sum up and accumulate across time to afford one the many actions necessary to receive a promotion or a raise,” a study from the Washington University at St. Louis found. Check out the study further to see more details about how relationships during a career help you tremendously. The facts are all there!