Search Amazon and you will find dozens of books with some variation of the title: how to find your life purpose.Our jobs have a lot to do with that purpose. But not exactly in the way most of us have come to think about it.When choosing careers, or changing them, people talk a lot about looking for work that has meaning, that “has impact,” or “makes a difference.” About 35 percent of Millenials say having a job that makes a positive social impact is very important, according to a recent survey by CreativeLive. And 19 percent of those over 35 say the same.Most of us--and society in general--put jobs on a sort of goodness continuum. Wall Street mortgage bankers—bad. Working for a non-profit hel
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