Brian Portnoy sums up what he calls “the four enduring sources of a joyful life.”
Connection – the need to belong.
Control – the need to direct one’s own destiny.
Competence – the need to be good at something worthwhile.
Context – the need for a purpose outside oneself.
He goes on to show that true wealth and purpose can be woven together to create “funded contentment.” If you want to put a new perspective on how and why you’re doing what you do, add this one to your reading list.