The Meaning of Work

NPR TED Radio Hour

Love it or hate it, most of us have to work for a living. So, how can we make work more meaningful?

TED speakers explore our values and motivations when it comes to the workplace. Guests include entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan, psychologist Barry Schwartz, behavioral economist Dan Ariely, and tech entrepreneur Dame Stephanie Shirley. 

"Most important, people want meaning in what they do.  And the meaning comes often from the role that their work or the organization's work plays in improving the lives of their society..."

Barry Schwartz, Ph.D.