Mar 30, 2018
Jason Lauritsen hates
work. It’s ironic that he is the one who tells companies how to fix
work for their employees, and he’s pretty darn good at it. Some of
the big topics Jason and Laurie tackle are the relationships, where
change needs to start, and how to fix the situation you’re in right
- Why does Jason hate work? It’s simple. He can’t stand following
leaders who have no idea where they’re going. Jason shares the
personal problems he’s faced in dealing with employers versus in
consulting. He also shares why many of his employers have offered
him money to leave work.
- Work sucks for the rest of us, too. Jason has some very
pointed reasons why this is so, and he puts words to what you’ve
been feeling for a long time now. He provides some insights on why
it’s happening, including the dissonance in how an employee sees
work versus how an employer sees it: relationship versus
- How many jobs have you had where your managers call the team a
family but treat it like contract labor? While Laurie and Jason
might have differing opinions on whether or not work CAN be a
family-type situation, Jason has some interesting ideas defending
the idea of family in the workplace.
- Laurie and Jason discuss a list of authors who are masters of
psychology at work and similar fields; you’ll want to grab a pen
and write these down: Dan Crosby, Dan Ariely, the Heath brothers,
and more. Also, check out ‘What Color is Your Parachute.’
- If you’re stuck at a dream and you aren’t sure how to make the
jump into entrepreneurism, then you need to hear what Jason has to
say about it. It starts with a pen and a piece of paper, but are
you willing to take the step right after that? Remember, it doesn’t
have to be all or nothing, and Jason and Laurie explain how their
hobbies became side hustles, which became careers.
- What does it take to do Jason’s job? He gives some tips on
speaking, on being an entrepreneur, the precarious balance between
content and art, and more.
Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden
Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
What Color is Your Parachute
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip and Dan
The Laws of Wealth by Dan Crosby
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