What do you do for a living?

And what does it have to do with life?

B. Lorraine Smith
6 min readSep 12, 2022

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There are lots of ways to frame career decisions. As a dear friend of mine pointed out, a simple set of questions can help find your sweet spot. And… I propose adding context to understand what the world really needs. (Drawing by me.)

If you want to explore how to do work that pays you more so you can have more stuff, a bigger home, a fancier car, or more exotic vacations, I suggest you stop reading this.

If on the other hand you want to explore how to do work that contributes to healthy societies and ecosystems in which we humans and our non-human…

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B. Lorraine Smith

Former sustainability consultant replacing ESG with reality-based insights about corporate purpose and impact. https://www.blorrainesmith.com/