I personally think enjoying a job comes down to attitude a lot of the time.
My job is enjoyable, with the caveat of "when working on cool shit and doing what I was actually hired for". If I'm bored in the office or pushing paper, I wouldn't say I "love" that.
Working 16 hour days up north? Not enjoyable, but those days also fund my habits, which makes them more than tolerable, I look forward to doing a good job on those days so I continue to be the guy they send to fix the equipment. Doesn't hurt that I built the equipment.
I am NOT the kind of guy who defines myself by my job. Sure, obviously work is a big part of anyone's life, and I do place importance on it. But its not my dream.
Honestly, being involved in motorsports is. If there was a dream, that is it. The business will make that dream happen, but it also could not have come about without my current career. I'm extremely lucky, but it took a long time to get here, and year over year I have definitely earned less than others in my field have. It all works out I suppose, happy I stuck with where I am.
So I guess what I am saying is don't define yourself by your work unless you enjoy it. Work is a means to an end, if we could do the things we want without working, we wouldn't. The final stop is a hole in the ground, don't miss out on other aspects of life. If you can do these things, any job should be enjoyable IMO.
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