This is where the passion comes in. If you’re passionate about “it”, chances are you will strive to learn more, do better, etc. — and, in the process, feel better about what you’re learning, what you’re achieving.
If you’re not, you will instead drag yourself to work everyday unhappy and, probably, detracting from the workplace and the overall company direction.
Here’s a pointer to another one of my blogs with what I’m trying to say here.