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Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. Her strategic and practical insights have guided[…]

How can you find satisfaction in tackling a problem?

Question: What is your question?

Rosabeth Moss Kanter: Everybody should be asking themselves what are their constraints, and “How can I use just a … a part of that to tackle a problem that's always bothered me that will help somebody else? And how can I take that small step? What cause should I join? What's the next thing that needs to be solved? And how can I get some satisfaction from doing it? Because if you don't get the satisfaction, this isn …. If you don't get the satisfaction, you're not going to keep on doing it. So, “What can I find that will truly give me joy, but will also at the same time just make my corner of the world slightly better?

Recorded on: 6/13/07