So I work as a line of business/enterprise systems/corporate software engineer and so far (about two years into this) my manager has always supplied me with work - whether it was a full hashed out request from someone or just "so and so told me they want to do X, can you go talk to them about it?" But recently my manager says I need to start going out and finding my own work within the company; things to make people and processes more efficient. Now, I work from home nearly 100% of the time and so now with this "find your own work" thing they want me in the office more often. Well, actually they are leaving "the decision" up to me. But come on, clearly there is only one right decision.
So, I'm curious, is this "find your own work" thing legit? Or are they just using that as a way to convince me to start coming into the office more?