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Cultivating Purpose

Ancient advice for modern work

Michael Puett

Michael Puett

Harvard Professor of Chinese History

Cultivating Purpose
About
We spend so much of our time at work. But how can we be sure we’re fulfilling our professional purpose? Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology Michael Puett, who teaches one of Harvard’s most popular courses, explores how we can learn to cultivate our purpose from ancient Chinese philosophers, and truly flourish in the modern workplace.

Cultivating Purpose

11 Episodes

Trailer

2 min

1. What is ‘purpose’?

13 min

2. Cultivating purpose in individuals

11 min

3. The power of rituals

12 min

4. What is special about work?

11 min

5. Cultivating purpose at organizations

12 min

6. The individual within an organization

11 min

7. Misconceptions about purpose

12 min

8. Rituals for creating a fair workplace

13 min

9. Rituals for designing an office that helps us all flourish

11 min

10. Rituals for working better in teams

11 min

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