Peter Eavis, a New York Times business reporter and popular Blue Ocean World guest, just covered WeWork's rise and (seeming) fall. He talks with Dave Schmelzer and Christina Roberts about how, since the 2008 crash, businesses have positioned themselves as offering meaning and not just a product. We talk about the implications of that consequential shift.
140. Can Products Provide Meaning?
As Facebook said it would connect the world, WeWork said it would give meaning to work. What does it mean that we go for this stuff?
Mentioned on this podcast:
"'It's Definitely Pretty Empty:' Why Saving WeWork Will Be Hard," by Peter Eavis in The New York Times.
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