Why you shouldn't let your job define you

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The pandemic has changed so many ways in which the world operates, including work. Maybe it prompted you to question your career and your relationship with work.

Are you asking yourself: Does my job define me?

We revisit Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson’s conversation with Arthur Brooks. He’s a contributing writer at The Atlantic and wrote a piece last year titled, “A Profession is Not a Personality.”

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