As a business owner I’m expected to love what I do because to many people owning a business is a dream that comes true for a select few. Of course, I did love my work for many years, but increasingly the business began to feel like a burden that I wanted to unload. Then the financial crisis of 2008 hit and changed everything I understood about work. Read more about The Secret to Work That I Learned During the Financial Crisis
Every parent wants their child to become a successful and happy adult.
With that in mind, we do things to prepare our kids for life. We teach them to be honest and kind and generous. We teach them how to get along with others, how to balance a checkbook and how to do things around the house like keep a room clean, make dinner and do laundry. Read more about What's Missing From Our Children's Education?
In this video Seth Godin chats with Bryan Elliot about his thoughts on business and art.
I know Seth is popular, but I have a confession to make. I have always liked Seth's thinking, but have tended to avoid his work because of all the raving fans. I got turned off by all the corporate marketing zombies spouting Purple Cow madness. That said, I think Seth's work is moving away from marketing tips and tricks and towards helping people realize what work can be like in a world where people have intrinsic worth. The following clip is long, but I found it worth the time. What do you think?