Why I Do What I Do
The first reaction when I tell people I work for a tech-ed nonprofit is very predictable. People younger than me will be incredulous that I’m wasting so much time. People older than me will insist I will regret wasting so much time. Though it’s rarely outright stated, “time” is clearly short for “time you could be working on becoming rich.”
I have no desire to become rich. It’s well-established in research that money dramatically increases happiness...