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The Secret to Meaningful Work

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely mines his research for lessons on happiness, employment, and the folly of common sense.

How can we make work meaningful?

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Are millennials really less money-focused than their forebears were? Do the kings of finance obsess over money because society doesn’t give them another way to measure their success? How can we make ditch-digging meaningful work? On The Gist, behavioral economist and Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Ariely weighs in; think of him as the Dear Abby for the smartphone set. Ariely is the author of Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations.

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