When Work Means Meaning
When Work Means Meaning – Existential Dimensions
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Finally, a book about the existential questions of life with respect to the working life.
The lines between “”work”” and “”life”” are becoming more and more blurred. Do we live to work or work to live?
The job of the future will be complex and will demand that people use both head and heart. When core qualifications are no longer sufficient, competent, authentic people with meaning in their lives will be a must for high standards and excellence.
“If you have your why? for life, then you can get along with almost any how?,” wrote the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche back in 1888. In a complex world, it is still highly significant to know your why? in life.
And it is critical that a person can “[.] simultaneously [to] be out on 70,000 fathoms of water and yet be joyful.” (Søren Kierkegaard, 1845).
Apply this book to your own life:
You will meet Frankl, Maslow, McGregor, Argyris, Yalom, van Deurzen, Senge etc. And you will find the book thought-provoking, astute, and enduring.
It is “a very readable, original book about creating space in the workplace for life’s more difficult aspects.” (Ib Ravn, Ph.D., Learning Lab Denmark).