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#75 Mike Olsen: From Money to Meaning

June 5, 2018 by Charlie Hedges − 2 Comments


Show Notes 

Today we are going to discuss a newer movement that I am seeing in our society today, especially with Millennials and, oddly enough, retiring Baby Boomers. I’m observing that movement as one going from the American ideal of Making Money to one that is more concerned with Making a Difference. I’m calling this show, From Money to Meaning.

My guest today is Mike Olsen. Mike was a successful Civil/Structural Engineer and Project Lead at an engineering firm when he decided earlier this year to accept to a full time role as Operations Manager of the non-profit, Wells of Life. This new job requires ten hours each day in addition to work on the weekends. And he did this all for a significant reduction in salary.

So I wonder? what in the world drives the Mike Olsen’s of the world to make such a decision

Listen in on the show to discover some fascinating alternative lifestyle choices.

You can reach Mike Olsen at mike@wellsoflife.org

Please visit Wells of Life at www.wellsoflife.org

You can get more information and regular updates from Charlie at thenextchapter.life

Check out this episode!

2 thoughts on “#75 Mike Olsen: From Money to Meaning”

  1. As if I needed another reason to admire Mike Olson! Wonderful interview, Charlie! I hope it inspires others to get involved with organizations of “great meaning!” If you get more happiness from giving than receiving, volunteering is for YOU! And, Wells of Life is a phenomenal organization to get involved with! The rewards are profound and life-changing! Thank you, Charlie and Mike for everything you do!

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2 thoughts on “#75 Mike Olsen: From Money to Meaning”

  1. As if I needed another reason to admire Mike Olson! Wonderful interview, Charlie! I hope it inspires others to get involved with organizations of “great meaning!” If you get more happiness from giving than receiving, volunteering is for YOU! And, Wells of Life is a phenomenal organization to get involved with! The rewards are profound and life-changing! Thank you, Charlie and Mike for everything you do!

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