09 Oct '12, 9am

Good post, good criticism. “@RPSiegel: How the Choice Between Money and Meaning Will Shape Our Future @

Good post, good criticism. “@RPSiegel: How the Choice Between Money and Meaning Will Shape Our Future @

Umair Haque raises questions like these in his article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) , “Making the Choice Between Meaning and Money”. What is the relationship between meaning and money in our society today? Why do investment bankers make a hundred times more than teachers? Does anyone believe that it has anything to do with how much value is being delivered to society? I mean, besides them. Or is it because that’s how much compensation they need in exchange for toiling away at such a soul-sucking, meaning-deprived pastime, as if it were some kind of spiritual hazardous duty pay? More likely it’s because they are the beneficiaries of a broken system that they chose to take advantage of, in pursuit of what they think of as “the good life.”

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/10/money-vs-meanin/

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