In this short video, London Business School professor Dan Cable offers fascinating insight into boredom and how work has changed for people. Our brains are wired to be curious and seek the new; we have a natural desire to learn. When things get boring, we want to move on. Yet a lot of jobs don’t allow you to move on; tedious tasks are the job itself and you can’t progress or express creativity. The next time you’re bored, remember that it’s not necessarily a bad thing! You’re just ready for a new endeavor.