Meaning: Manufactured By You

“Meaning,” as in “I want a job that has meaning” or “I want a relationship that has meaning” isn’t a single nirvana experience you get to hold onto forever simply by finding the right job or the right partner.

Meaning emerges from a pattern of thinking, observing, processing, learning, and creating that has to be cultivated over time.

Circumstances and conditions matter, but they aren’t enough to supply meaning.

Meaning is a participatory phenomenon.

Good opportunities can make things easier, but there will always be a level of meaning that has to be manufactured.

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T.K. Coleman

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TK Coleman is the Education Director for Praxis. He has coached dozens of young people and top performers from all stages of life. He’s the author of hundreds of articles and is a frequent speaker on education, entrepreneurship, freedom, personal growth, and creativity. TK is a relentless learner, has been involved in numerous startups, and has professional experience ranging from the entertainment to financial services industries and academia. Above all else, TK is on a mission to help people embrace their own power and expand their own possibilities.

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