Happiness interview: Richard Florida.
I'm a big fan of the writing of Richard Florida. I first got to know his work when I read The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life, which started me thinking about work, time, and place in very different ways. In the same way, Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life really made me think about place in a new way (and made me even more grateful to live in New York City).
Much of his work is about happiness-how to find the work, location, and situation that's most likely to suit you and allow you to be as happy as you can be. I was very interested to hear how he thought about happiness, himself.
Is there anything you find yourself doing repeatedly that gets in the way of your happiness?
Yes, what I am doing right now. Not your questions, I actually enjoy answering them but sitting down behind my