Video:Alain De Botton- A kinder & gentler philosophy of success
Video examining why we suffer from our careers! Brilliant!
Comment: He says envy is one of the most predominant emotions in our century. Also, there’s a high correlation between a society that tells people they can do anything and low self esteem.
About this talk (Via TED)
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.
About Alain de Botton (Via TED)
Through his witty and literate books — and his new School of Life — Alain de Botton helps others find fulfillment in the everyday.