Yes I saw this on Facebook but I wanted to put something up over my last post. Mike Rowe, Elizabeth Gilbert and Jacqueline Novogratz speak on work.
"Most TEDTalks are about work of some kind. It's often creative work, inspired work, work that doesn't feel like work. But all of us, no matter what we do, also take on work that isn't as glamorous as skiing to the North Pole or smashing atoms -- but that is equally noble, equally worth celebrating. To celebrate the Labor Day holiday, here are some great TEDTalks about work.
Mike Rowe (Host of "Dirty Jobs") tells compelling (and horrifying real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how it’s been unjustifiably degraded in society today.
Elizabeth Gilbert shares a radical idea about work: that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a look inside the day-to-day work of being a writer:
Jacqueline Novogratz tells the story of Jane, a woman who -- with the help of a sewing machine -- found an empowering new calling: