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Finding Meaning In Work: A Labor Day Edition Of 'Radio Boston'50:06
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“Research is showing us the best option is for roughly three days to work from home and then you allow two days in the office,” says Scott Mautz, a former executive at Procter and Gamble. (Elise Amendola/AP/File)
“Research is showing us the best option is for roughly three days to work from home and then you allow two days in the office,” says Scott Mautz, a former executive at Procter and Gamble. (Elise Amendola/AP/File)

Through the years on Radio Boston, we've talked a lot about work and working.

We've taken calls on Americans' addiction to working. We've talked about the future of work, robots and artificial intelligence; the idea of a universal basic income; and the future of union organizing.

We've heard from restaurant owners, writers, carpenters, academics, musicians, politicians, entrepreneurs, artists and regular people about what they do every day — all people who wake up every morning and try to do their very best for themselves and their families, people who want to feel fulfilled in the good that they're doing in the world.

So on this Labor Day edition of Radio Boston, we revisit some of our favorite conversations about work and finding meaning in that work.

Guests

Elle Simone Scott, the first African American woman to be featured on PBS' "America's Test Kitchen" and the founder of SheChef, a networking group for women of color in the food industry. She tweets @chefellesimone and her Instagram is @shechefinc_elle.

Laurence Lesser, cellist, educator and president emeritus at the New England Conservatory which tweets @necmusic.

Madeleine May Kunin, former governor and ambassador. She tweets @MadeleineKunin.
John Jacobs and Bert Jacobs, co-founders of Life is Good, which tweets @Lifeisgood.

This program aired on September 2, 2019.

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