Amberlee Lovell, facebook.com
A three-minute online video about making a career out of what you love rather than what makes money has more than 19,000 likes and 177,282 views after being posted Oct. 14.
"If you say that getting the money is most important, you will spend your life completely wasting your time. You'll be doing things you don't like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing things you don't like doing, which is stupid," said Alan Watts, the narrator in the video.
The video, created and posted by Ankith S. Kumar from Mangalore, India, focuses on the controlling factor of money.
Watts asks students, "What would you like to do if money were no object? How would you really enjoy spending your life?"
He said educational systems train individuals to be miserable by focusing on earning money rather than focusing on something they enjoy and becoming a master at it. Watts said this is an effect that parents teach to their children who then teach it to their own children.
Watts' theory is mirrored in a study done by Right Management in which 44 percent of employees said they were unsatisfied with their job. Only 19 percent were satisfied.
- Why your co-workers come to work sick
- Dave Ramsey says: Stick with paying the...
- Michelle Singletary: Like searching for...
- Local government board fostered 'culture of...
- BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas...
- 5 tips for a successful job interview
- Family whose 3-year-old daughter has cancer...
- Business says thanks by donating 10 bicycles...
- Local government board fostered... 16
- Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of... 6
- Provo airport expansion could provide... 5
- BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas... 4
- Millions being spent gambling at 2... 3
- Why your co-workers come to work sick 1
- Michelle Singletary: Like searching for... 1
- 5 tips for a successful job interview 1