What Should I Do With My Life

“Throughout the 1990s, my basic philosophy was this: Work=Boring, but Work+Speed+Risk=Cool. Speed and risk transformed the experience into something so stimulating, so exciting, so intense, that we began to believe that those qualities defined ‘good work.’ Now, betrayed by the reality of economic uncertainty and global instability, we’re casting about for what really matters when it comes to work.” Po BronsonWhat Should I Do With My LifeFast Company)

This essay wins my prize for “best cultural reflection written by somebody sharing the name of a Teletubbie.”