Four Reasons to Work for Less

Why you might be okay with working for peanuts — the conditions are explained in this episode, an adaptation of Adrienne’s post on the Right Angels and Polo Bears blog.

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When Adrienne first wrote up this response to a colleague’s question, the post was shared widely and some very considerate conversations were started. A lot of people seemed very glad to be told that it’s sometimes okay to do what makes them happy.

When might you consider working for less? What are your make-or-break conditions? Leave your comments below, or join the discussion over on the Dameditors Facebook page and on Twitter.

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Adrienne Montgomerie wrote and produced this episode. She is a Dameditor and can be found online as scieditor as well as over on the Right Angels and Polo Bears blog and at on Mondays and Wednesdays.

The image for this episode is by David Blackwell, used under CC BY-ND 2.0 license.