HindeSight #81: Do you have a job you love?
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Guy Raz, host of the How I Built This podcast, sits down with Headspace founders Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson to discover how they created the world’s most popular meditation app. After training as a Buddhist monk for ten years, Andy decided he wanted to spread his knowledge to more people, and partnered with Rich Pierson to create Headspace.
The Incalculable Value of Finding a Job You Love
As social scientists work to understand what factors contribute to a satisfying life, one’s career is always at the top of the list. Although income is certainly a significant factor affecting job satisfaction, a person’s income does not affect their happiness in the ways we might assume.
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
- Henry David Thoreau
The Most In-Demand Jobs of 2021
We have all heard about the tremendous number of jobs lost during 2021, but there are a number of positions that have actually increased in demand due to post-pandemic rebounds and changes in the way we live our everyday lives. Some jobs in high demand include registered nurses, truck drivers, and food workers.
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande
A lot of us use some form of lists in order to stay on track of our tasks and meetings, but what if there was a way to maximize the effectiveness of our checklists? In this book by Atul Gawande - surgeon, writer, and public health researcher - we learn the correct way to use lists, and the insights may surprise you