Work & Purpose

Your Next Avenue: Season 1, Episode 5 Podcast Notes

Interview with Shawn Askinosie: Finding Meaningful Work After 50

Listen to Episode 5: Finding Meaningful Work

Interview With Shawn Askinosie of Askinosie Chocolate and author of Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling and Feed Your Soul.


Advice from Shawn Askinosie on how to find meaningful work, determining the type of work that would provide meaning to you, why he gave up being a lawyer to start a chocolate company and the twisty path of that journey and more. Read the detailed show notes from this episode.

Details About This Podcast:

Shawn Askinosie, founder and CEO of Askinosie Chocolate and author of Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling and Feed Your Soul, offers practical advice on how to find meaningful work after 50.

He talks about what he means by “meaningful work;” his personal journey to find it and the various ways his chocolate company offers meaning to him; how you can determine the kind of work that would offer meaning to you and how to find an employer — or start a business — that will let you get meaning and purpose out of what you do. Askinosie also talks about the importance of sorrow and solitude in leading you to meaningful work.

Read These Next Avenue Articles About Meaningful Work:

How to Find Meaningful Work to Feed Your Soul

The 5 Key Questions to Find Meaningful Work

Staying Engaged With Meaningful Work

5 Ways to Infuse Meaning in Your Second Act

How to Start a New, More Meaningful Career

Read Shawn Askinosie’s Blog

Visit the Askinosie Chocolate Website

Follow Shawn Askinosie on Twitter

Like Shawn Askinosie on Facebook

Connect With Shawn Askinosie on LinkedIn

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