Simon Sinek speaks on how to be fulfilled by your job and how companies can better support and inspire the people who work for them.
“If we don’t love our work, we don’t look out for each other.”
Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon Sinek is a trained ethnographer and brain behind Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. In one of CreativeMornings’ most popular talks ever (recorded in New York City in April 2012), Simon reminds us how important it is to be fulfilled by your job—and how companies can better support and inspire the people who work for them. Whether you’re just starting a new job or have been a CEO for decades, his words of wisdom will speak to everyone.
Favorite quotes from this episode
Do things for others and watch how much others do for you.
Money is the promise for future goods or services; in other words, we've replaced our own time and energy with promises for someone else to do it another day.
We would put ourselves at great risk for our companies if we knew that our companies would put themselves in great risk for us, but they don't. So we don't.
The problem is not the schools & the problem isn't even the parenting, the problem is the jobs the parents have. This is the importance and this is the power of the work that we do and the places we go to work.
Parents who come home from jobs they hate or don't love, their kids are more likely to be bullies at school.