The Conscious Company Glossary

Right Livelihood

An ancient idea, particularly explicit in Buddhism as part of the Eightfold Path to enlightenment, that each person should choose an occupation that leaves the world better than they found it. While the term itself is just starting to find its way out of religious contexts, there is strong evidence that the Millennial generation in particular tends to value the ideals of right livelihood and seeks meaning and purpose through work.

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