Companies exist not to fulfill employee's dreams, but to offer customers some value. As long as we're playing the role of an employee, the only certain thing we can derive from the work is the remuneration that is stated in the contract or law. Job satisfaction is not part of the package.
I was having an conversation in my mind, pretending I was talking to a distant colleague. The conversation revolved around the fact that I had been working late nights recently, on top of managing the usual pain from the daily grind. "There are so many idiots pissing you off all the time." My discouraging "colleague" [...]