Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?/Ted Talks

Dan really makes sense, I wish I had known about this 30 years ago. I really enjoyed this video and love Ted talks, hope you enjoy this too.

Gene

https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_ariely_what_makes_us_feel_good_about_our_work.html

Filmed Oct 2012 • Posted Apr 2013 • TEDxRiodelaPlata

TEDxRiodelaPlata

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work. (Filmed at TEDxRiodelaPlata.)

It’s become increasingly obvious that the dismal science of economics is not as firmly grounded in actual behavior as was once supposed. In “Predictably Irrational,” Dan Ariely tells us why

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