Tag Archives: Work

It turns out that I’ve pretty much been in training to be a stubborn, difficult pain in the arse my whole life!

— From James Montier in ‘Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast‘ At times the most valuable information can be found in our differences, and not in the areas in which we all agree. As the late Richard Russell opined, “If everyone is thinking the same, then no one is thinking.” Or, as Alfred P. Sloan put …

It’s odd that we spend most of our waking hours at work – in occupations often chosen by our younger selves – and yet seldom ask ourselves how we got there or what our occupations really mean …

– Beyond Wealth 12/2/2016 According to more than 40 Gallup studies, three-quarters of us are disengaged from our jobs. And more than 50% of employees are currently searching for new employment opportunities. It’s odd that we spend most of our waking hours at work – in occupations often chosen by our younger selves – and …