Why Do People Hate Their Jobs? by James Altucher on The Pressure & Stress of Modern Work Culture
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Discover all of the podcasts in our network, search for specific episodes, get the Optimal Living Daily workbook, and learn more at: OLDPodcast.com. Episode 1286: James Altucher of JamesAltucher.com delves into the widespread dissatisfaction many feel towards their jobs, blending personal anecdotes with broader societal observations. Altucher articulates how modern work culture, with its inherent constraints and pressures, often leads to a profound sense of disillusionment, advocating for a more fulfilling engagement with work and life itself. Read along with the original article(s) here: https://jamesaltucher.com/blog/why-do-people-hate-their-jobs/ Quotes to ponder: "Jobs are modern-day slavery. We are paid just enough to live and not more. You are punished if you ask for more." "Whenever things are good I always worry about what could go wrong. And whenever things are bad it always seems like they will never get better." "There’s a glass ceiling. It doesn’t matter if you are a woman or minority or a white man. The glass ceiling is that you aren’t allowed to make more than your Master, even if he’s an idiot." Episode references: American Dream history and evolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dream The role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the housing market: https://origins.osu.edu/article/foreclosing-american-dream Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae's impact on the American Dream: https://www.commercialsearch.com/news/freddie-mac-fannie-mae-evolving-the-american-dream/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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