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Happiness & the Pursuit of Difficult Problems

Happiness & the Pursuit of Difficult Problems

Apr 21, 2013-- Lurking behind the question of jobs -- whether there are enough of them, how hard we should work at them, and what kind the future will bring -- is a major problem of job engagement. Too many people are tuned out, turned off, or ready to leave. But there's one striking exception. The happiest people I know are dedicated to dealing with the most difficult problems. Turning around inner city schools. Finding solutions to homelessness or unsafe drinking water. Supporting children with terminal illnesses. They face the seemingly worst of the world with a conviction that they can do something about it and serve others." This Harvard Business Review blog post shares more. (8421 reads)


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