What makes for meaningful work? Is it money, joy, progress or a sense of purpose? Behavioural economist Dan Ariely shares his findings in a fascinating talk.
MAMILs, middle-aged spread and the mid-life crisis; surely there’s more to middle age than that? Thank goodness, then, for the words of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who believed that ‘the greatest potential for growth and self realisation exists in the second half of life.’ The secret is in knowing your purpose.
Why is it that some of life’s biggest decisions can be made with bold certainty, and yet others can prove agonising? It’s all down to understanding your personal purpose, and putting it in the driving seat of your decision-making.
One thing’s for certain, none of us know how many tomorrows we have left. That’s something we’ve no control over. So, making the most of all of our todays means ensuring we are living a fulfilling and purpose driven life. Which, in turn, requires us to establish our ‘raison d’être’. Are you ready to find your why?
Can you honestly say that you lead your life? Do you own it? Or are you led by others in your life choices and influenced by those around you when making key decisions? Becoming the master of your own destiny starts with finding your ‘why’.