The number one complaint I hear from my clients is they don’t have enough time. There is major frustration towards the scarcity of time. It’s as if we think time is secretly plotting against us, taking minutes away from our day and giving them to some other underserving person. Yet we all get exactly the same amount of time each day: 86,400 seconds. And I know you know this. Time is egalitarian. It is neutral. It exists regardless of what we think or feel. It doesn’t have anything against you, me or anyone else. So how can we create more

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It’s been a little over a year since I deleted my Facebook profile. It was an emotional decision that, like most break-ups, was long in coming. It wasn’t a stoic move to be more productive or to curb a phone addiction. I didn’t put much thought into the repercussions. I just knew it was a break-up that needed to happen. I knew I had to do it before I chickened out. I remember the exact moment the decision was made. I was reading an article  about Facebook targeting ads at distraught teens, based on when certain words were used in

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Part 3: Be Your Best Self to Love Your Work and Have Meaning This is the secret sauce. If you are your best self in your job and in your personal life, you will love your job and won’t struggle so much with finding meaning. Here are some tangible steps you can take to become the best version of yourself professionally and personally. Remember: You impact others Humans are social beings. We are wired to connect with others. This is why one component of meaningful work is service.Service, however, doesn’t have to relate to your actual job duties. You can offer

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Part 2: Mindset Gives Meaning According to Amy Wrzesniewski, a Yale University researcher, meaningful work is a result of mindset, not in the job title or position.  She found that a person is happier if he or she sees their work as a “calling” – not just a job. And the meaning is perceived by the person, not by the actual work. To make the shift from seeing your work as just work to seeing it as a calling, here are steps you can practice. Check Your Attitude Growing up, my mother used to tell us kids that we needed

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  We all want meaningful work, right? But does it even exist? This is Part 1 of a 3 part series that will explore that very question — and you know me, I won’t leave you hanging on where to find it! Part 1: Money and Meaning What does meaningful work look like to you? What is your expectation? How do you know if you have it or not? Have you ever had a job that felt like meaningful work? These are similar questions I ask new clients when they tell me that they ‘just’ want to find meaningful work.

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