Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

In this TED talk, Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure — and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure? He makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.

(via Brain Picker)

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  1. As someone embarking on a major life/career change this is just what I need reminding of – that and the fact that I need to watch more TED Talks…

  2. Lovely presentation. ON LOVE is a wonderful book I highly recommend: http://www.amazon.com/Love-Alain-Botton/dp/0802134092

  3. Love this post, thanks!

  4. such posts a the reason why i love your blog, Tina

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