Why a 'Good Enough' Job Beats a 'Perfect' Job

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Do you remember when you were a child, and adults would ask what job you wanted when you grew up? Some people think we shouldn't ask children that question. Simone Stolzoff, the writer of a book called "The Good Enough Job: Reclaiming Life from Work," says we make it seem like having a dream job is the most important thing in life. Stolzoff tried different jobs in his 20s, hoping to find one that would define who he was. But he realized that jobs may not give our lives meaning. In the US, there's a pressure to always be the best at work and even in leisure activities. Stolzoff left his job as a designer in 2022 to finish writing his book and discover who he was outside of work. He suggests finding a job that is "good enough" to support the life you want, considering factors like salary, industry, schedule, or title.


1- What does Simone Stolzoff challenge regarding childhood aspirations in his book?

2- What drove Simone Stolzoff's diverse professional journey in his 20s?

3- What factors does Simone Stolzoff suggest individuals consider when finding a job?


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Parts of this lesson are based on: An article Engoo Daily News.