S2E90 Revisiting the Blessing of Work

In today’s world, many people see work as something to be endured, not enjoyed. In a replay of this special episode, Brian explains why our culture’s definition of success needs to be re-examined, why a lack of self-control and an inability to delay gratification mean people get stuck in jobs they dislike and why, when done in the right way, work offers far more than just financial reward and is the key to the good life.



·     Why work is often perceived as a curse.

·     The three blessings of work.  

·     The best way to work.




S2E89, The Invisible Crisis with Nicholas Eberstadt


S1E191, Do the Hustle


“Livin’ for the Weekend,” by The O’Jays




“Opportunity is missed by most people because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work.”Thomas Edison


“Hard work spotlights the character of people; some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses and some don't turn up at all.”Sam Ewing


“Our economic decisions can doom us to doing jobs we hate and they can eliminate our choices.” Brian Buffini


“When work is your blessing and you do so much of it, your life is more of a blessing. It's more of a contributor to the good life that you want to live.” – Brian Buffini


“When you view work as a blessing and not a curse, those who come after you will see work as a blessing and not a curse and their work will impact others.” Brian Buffini

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