This is why successful serial entrepreneurs, even after a big exit, go on to start something else, not because they need the money, but because they need to do meaningful work.
If you’re not growing, do you lose interest? If you’re not pushing yourself to the edge of your ability, where the stakes are high and the outcome matters, are you able to find meaning in your work? Is doing as little work as possible with the greatest financial gain the goal?
Peter Green and Richard Lawrence tackle the relationship (or conflict) between ease and meaning in this episode of the Humanizing Work Show.