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The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.read more →
Be wary of the man who sells shortcuts, “something new”, “secrets” or “easy ways” to do anything. He is selling snake oil, and the general public, so desperate to be re-employed, is buying it. By the barrel-full.read more →
And why your career is going nowhere.
You are not being “Fully Present”.
Is there any doubt in your mind that the little kitty in the picture is TOTALLY focused on the task at hand? What do you think the odds are that the task will be accomplished?
Buddha taught to a man asking this question: “What are the teachings of you and your disciples”? He answered: ”We walk, sit and eat. The man who asked the questioned was confused: “But so do I”, he said. The Buddha answered him: “Yes, but when we walk, we know that we walk, and when we sit we know that we sit, and when we eat we know that we eat”
This is to be fully present – the concept of mindfulness. (Quotes and text from “Being In Mindfulness.com”)
Mindfulness is the art of living right in the center between future and past – in the present. It ...
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John David Sidley suggest that managers would know and understand their businesses better if they left their offices once in a while and walked around talking to people. Now with email,faxes, telephones rarely is this done anymore. Maybe it’s time to bring it back!read more →
By Laura Williams
Is Work / Life Balance Really all About Simplifying? You may or may not have heard of it, the KISS principle, or in gentler terms, Keep it Simple Stupid. Simplifying our life at home and work sounds like paradise, but how many working parents actually find the time to simplify and prioritize?
Most of us are too busy. Does life at work and home seem to gel together into one? I know you're thinking right about now...The only time I get to talk to my mate is at night, when we're sitting in bed, tapping away furiously on our laptops and getting ready for the following day's work. Sure, you get a nod here or there, or you may get a "goodnight dear" but is that all there is to this life? We think not!
The term work/life balance has really taken a beating over the past several years. To different companies ...
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John David Sidley discusses how not to fib on a job interview. You might find yourself standing outside in the cold the same day you’ve begun that new job.read more →