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wtf....continuous partial employment

Our future workplaces are increasingly managed by apps and algorithms. Is technology empowering workers, or making them ever more helpless cogs in a corporate profit machine? 169 more words


Learning from Sir Terry

It was sad to hear of the death of Sir Terry Wogan last Sunday. Often someone in the public eye passes on and I find that their undoubtedly significant contribution to the world somehow passed me by.  151 more words


I got my hair cut and it’s messed up!

A pretty relevant subject for a blog, you might think. But this experience equals a very educational metaphor for me.

Kenyan women know how to take care of their feet and hands, like no other. 508 more words


So Your Boss Wants You to Be a Robot

It’s not that we don’t like Robots. In fact we love them. Optimus Prime, T-800 (Terminator), Johnny 5, the Brave Little Toaster, that gold guy from Star Wars… they’re are all awesome. 714 more words

How to avoid the most common communication mistakes

Last Friday, I posted twice. In the second post, Do you make any of these common writing mistakes? we reviewed four common mistakes people make when writing. 387 more words

Personal Skills

Holding a difficult conversation

Wasting your breath, harming a relationship, fraying your own and other people’s tempers and nerves unnecessarily … Ah, those difficult conversations that we’d all rather do without. 270 more words

Personal Skills

Shared Work Program Helping More Than 700 Washington Businesses

By Chad Pearson, State of Washington Employment Security Department Shared Work Program

Washington businesses big and small continue to avoid layoffs using the Employment Security Department’s Shared Work Program. 210 more words