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August 8, 2009 in Uncategorized | Comments (0)

A thought provoking talk at TED: “What’s Truly Behind Career Crises”

Philosopher Alain de Botton, author of “The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work,“ speaks on why job snobbery and social inequality are fuelling anxiety and fears that we’ll be judged an ‘under-achiever’, he says in this TED talk about the realities of success.

He implies it seems that the real questions about work and life are ‘who are you’, ‘what are you good at doing,’ ‘why are you here,’ and ‘what does it matter if “life/work balance” is an impossible ideal.’

This fits well in my thinking about why job hunting is dead, and why I’ve started this blog.

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