Why We Work

My grandfather, a businessman, never understood why two of his daughters, both musicians, married college professors. They’d never make any money, he said, and that would surely lead to unhappiness. A bit more than a decade ago, I began to make the transition from businessman to college professor. Though I loved my store and cafe, I am much happier now. Part of the reason for that, I am sure, is explained by this Daniel Pink RSA talk (h/t Diane Ravitch):

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