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Man’s search for meaning is fundamental to what makes us human. Yet we live in a culture that encourages us to set this search aside when it comes to work and business. In this episode, my guest and I are talking about here book The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters.
We talk about the four pillars of finding and creating meaning in your business and in life.The Power of Meaning
The Four Pillars:
- Story Telling
I would love to hear your comments, questions and especially how you find meaning in your life.
Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters (Crown). She writes about psychology, culture, and relationships. Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Time, The Atlantic, and other publications.
Emily is also a columnist for The New Criterion, as well as an editor at the Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, where she manages the Ben Franklin Circles project, a collaboration with the 92nd Street Y and Citizen University to build meaning in local communities.
Born in Zurich, Switzerland, Emily grew up in Montreal, Canada. She graduated from Dartmouth College and earned a master of applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.