Adam Davidson is currently a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes The Financial Page column. He also co-founded and co-hosted National Public Radio's "Planet Money," after serving as the international business and economics correspondent for NPR.His co-reported episode for "This American Life," "The Giant Pool of Money," which received the Peabody, DuPont-Columbia, and Polk Awards, and was named one of the top works of journalism of the decade by New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.His work is heard regularly on "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," and he is a frequently featured guest on MSNBC, Meet The Press, Anderson Cooper 360, Good Morning America, and other television news shows.
This is explicitly a book to help a "regular person do well in a rapidly changing economy" and it succeeds precisely because there is no hyperbole or hard sell. No dynamism is required - Financial TimesHis book injects some grounded, non-jargon-laden reality into the bland corporate-speak around notions of passion, engagement and purpose. - Financial TimesInspiration for entrepreneurs that should be required reading in any business school curriculum - Kirkus ReviewsThe Passion Economy is exactly what everyone needs today: examples of how to thrive in an economy that can seem overwhelming, and crystal-clear explanations of how to succeed. This is the book about how to live (and work) a more passionate life Adam Davidson is one of America's most accomplished business journalists - and this book reminds us why. With a reporter's eye and a storyteller's grace, he has traveled the country to find regular people who have cracked the code of the modern economy. Reading their stories will reveal the secrets of successful careers Move over Malcolm Gladwell. In The Passion Economy Adam Davidson upends the conventional thinking about how to succeed in our topsy-turvy, seemingly unforgiving post-industrial economy by sharing the stories of regular people who followed their dreams