Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Meaning of Work


Over the past decade, the rich, professional classes have developed an increasingly unhealthy attitude to their jobs. We took our jobs and our fat salaries for granted and felt aggrieved if our bonuses were not even bigger than the year before. We demanded that the work be interesting in itself and, even more dangerously and preposterously, that it should have meaning.

FT.com / Columnists / Lucy Kellaway - Money is the new secret of a happy job

Hard times remind us of the real purpose of work: earn a living. So I guess we should stop searching for satisfaction, or God forbids, a meaning for now!

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