Mar 5, 2018 • 9M

TDL111 Are You Doing It For The Money?

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Larry G. Maguire
The Sunday Letters Podcast is the weekly audio newsletter from organisational psychologist Larry Maguire on the meaning & purpose of daily work and our paradoxical relationship with it. We explore how we may break free from tiresome means-to-an-end labour and take command of their own working lives. Topics include solo working, careers, entrepreneurship, small business economics, society and culture. Content follows the written newsletter, which goes out to subscribers every Sunday.
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Listen to this week's Sunday Letters article. Are You Doing It For The Money? Read it here; Today the subject of money was on my mind, and I found me asking myself this question; are you doing it for the money? I was in the kitchen making a coffee, and the question popped into my head. My answer was instant, almost like both the question and answer came at the same time. And to be honest, I was a little surprised. My answer was, no. Categorical. No ifs or buts about it. I like money, who doesn’t. I love what I can do with it, the stuff I can buy if I happen to be in the buying mood. Which, I should say I rarely am. Most of the things I buy are related to my online activities. I buy stuff because I think it might help me make a better thing. I’ll rarely buy stuff on a whim, solely for the sake of it. I tend to be measured in my spending of money. Not mean, just selective. Buying stuff doesn’t float my boat. I don’t need to go shopping t --- Send in a voice message: