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Labour is necessary to prevent wicked indulgence

“Our labour preserves us from three great evils – weariness, vice and want.” – Voltaire, Candide.

When we work hard, we are distracted from thinking about our immoral and unruly desires, or how tired we are.

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Forever busy, aren't we?

“It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.” — Brian Tracy

It was just as Plato transpired, we are forever focused on ‘continual becoming, and never being’.

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The price of a collegial atmosphere

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In the U.S., we do not discuss politics at work. And if somebody expresses an opinionated position, we simply smile, nod, and move on to the next topic. 736 more words

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365 Days of Gratitude - Day 48

For my job,

For colleagues that love what they do, for the culture that we’ve created together, for a Board that supports us, for saying yes as often as possible, for keeping the rules to a minimum, for our work neighborhood that is rocking! 24 more words

“NotTheBigCompany” Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in True Tradition

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Green is the color of the day at the “notthebigcompany” St. Patrick’s Day celebration. From colorful green balloons to sparkly shamrock confetti; from green, gold, and orange beads to Irish cupcakes; “notthebigcompany” enjoys having fun. 62 more words


On Work: A Demanding Work Environment Is Not The Same As A Dehumanizing One

Recently, someone on Quora posted a question about the pros and cons of open-plan offices. Quora member Michael O. Church offered a thoughtful, intelligent answer, and buried within that answer was a gem: 1,321 more words


Cheers, mate!

I have not written anything since March 2. My goal of writing every week has been hanging out the window. I shall pull it up and put it back where it belongs. 1,209 more words

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