🔍 This is how to find meaning in any job

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Finding a meaningful connection to your work is crucial not only for staying engaged and motivated, but also for being creative and productive. Fortunately, meaningful work isn’t a black box, as neuroscientists have identified five intrinsic motivations in the brain’s reward system that can help workers feel fulfilled. On today’s episode of The New Way We Work, David Rock, cofounder and CEO of NeuroLeadership Institute, explains the factors that make a job meaningful. Take a listen here. 
—Kathleen Davis
 
THE NEW WAY WE WORK
This is how to find meaning in any job

Meaningful work isn’t just some lofty goal. In a tight labor market, it’s essential to keeping your employees. On this episode of The New Way We Work, we explore how to find meaning and fulfillment in any job.

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Airlines, hotels, and entertainment venues are strategically incorporating scents into the ‘tourism experience’ to create strong sensory memories.

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Eco-friendly tech isn’t enough for the environment. We need to cut energy demand, too

Wind turbines and EVs have their own environmental trade-offs, like the damage of mining for materials—requiring a closer look at how we deploy such tech around the world.

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podcast: the new way we work
The science of what makes work meaningful
Kate Davis talks with Dr. David Rock about what makes for meaningful work. David is the Co-Founder & CEO of NeuroLeadership Institute, a cognitive science consultancy that has advised some of the biggest companies. He is also the author of four books including Your Brain at Work.
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