I'm currently taking an online masterclass where Aaron Sorkin, the legendary writer behind The West Wing, A Few Good Men, The Social Network and many others, teaches screen writing. In one lesson, he underscored the importance of feeling happy while writing:
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"Without self-respect genuine happiness is scarcely possible. And the man who is ashamed of his work can hardly achieve self-respect." - Bertrand Russell
"I do not deny that the feeling of success makes it easier to enjoy life.... Nor do I deny that money, up to a certain point, is very capable of increasing happiness. What I do maintain is that success can only be one ingredient in happiness, and is too … Continue Reading ››
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"My father used to have an expression. He'd say, Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It's about your dignity. It's about respect. It's about your place in your community." - Joe BidenI love this. I also love Biden's passionate plea for his staff to not neglect their home lives.
The economist Milton Friedman famously once said that "The business of business is business." We respectfully disagree. Here's why.
If you can not honestly say that your job is overall making life better for someone somewhere in some way that is meaningful to you, then you should be doing something else.
Its not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is what are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau