What Should I Do With My Life? is a wonderful little article– occasionally overwrought, but that might be artifact of being in Fast Company… Po Bronson’s look at how life and work intertwine to an inseparable degree is fascinating.
“The relevant question in looking at a job is not What will I do? but Who will I become? What belief system will you adopt, and what will take on heightened importance in your life? Because once you’re rooted in a particular system — whether it’s medicine, New York City, Microsoft, or a startup — it’s often agonizingly difficult to unravel yourself from its values, practices, and rewards.”