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You don’t “find your calling,” you fight for it — and other lessons from people who found their passion (sometimes late in life).

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The man behind Linux and Git shares his thoughts and philosophy on life, work, management, collaboration and the need for quiet computers.

Barry Schwartz

Why do we work? Not, it turns out, just for the paycheck. Psychologist Barry Schwartz describes the meaning and engagement that some workers derive from some professions you might not expect to be fulfilling.

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When you look carefully at the way people work, there‚Äôs a lot more at play — and at stake — than money. Take a look at 7 studies by the likes of behavioral economist Dan Ariely and psychologist Adam Grant.

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Positive psychologist advocate Shawn Achor thinks that the key to success is being happy, not the other way around. Dig into his must-reads books and articles.

Should you call that meeting?

A public service announcement from TED, with help from artist Wendy MacNaughton.

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At the end of 2014, find repose by exciting the mind. 52 of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work.