Podcast: Modern Wisdom
Paul Millerd is a strategy consultant, author and a podcaster. The old stories we were told about success and happiness no longer apply. We don't have to wear a suit or go to an office or have job for life. But do we even need success? Is there a simpler route to being happy? Paul has spent the last... Show More
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- Mar 16, 2023
Paul Millerd is a strategy consultant, author and a podcaster.
The old stories we were told about success and happiness no longer apply. We don't have to wear a suit or go to an office or have job for life. But do we even need success? Is there a simpler route to being happy? Paul has spent the last 5 years trying to find out.
Expect to learn why the tension between success and happiness might have a shortcut, how optimising for freedom gave Paul everything he wanted from his life, what the ancient Greek word for leisure tells us about the modern world, why following a "default path" is dangerous, why unplanning your work day might make you happier and much more...
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01:40 Happiness vs Success
09:17 Happiness via Financial Independence
13:47 The Anti-work Movement
28:43 Exposing the Pathless Path
34:52 The Limits of Ambition
41:55 Meaningful Work
51:55 Growth in Incremental Changes
1:00:00 The Price of Success
1:08:46 Where to Find Paul
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