What Leisure is Really For

The Rehtinking the Job Culture Facebook page shared this article by Gary Gutting called, What Work is Really For. Now, there’s a lot going on in this article. Gutting makes some great points about leisure, work and the nature of capitalism. But he also makes some mistakes on all three of these things as well.…

Purpose can be a Dangerous Thing

In late August, Barry Schwartz a professor of psychology wrote an article for the New York times called Rethinking Work. Anything that’s going to get us challenge our contemporary notions of work is going to interest me. But sadly Schwartz’s article isn’t so much challenging things like the Puritan work ethic, the obsession with fast-living,…