When we are busy at work and busy at home, an hour’s walking every day becomes a real luxury. If done alone, the walk injects a period of meditation into the day, and if done in company, it allows space for some really good conversation.
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Management gurus in general are, I think, best avoided. All too often they reduce your working life to a list of rules to be followed. Targets are aimed at. Goals kicked at. You then break the rules or forget them and, hey presto, you start beating yourself up.
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Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
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We think we have to work because the advertising industry has elevated wants into needs. The newspapers and the television batter us incessantly with the latest ‘must-haves’, whether that’s shoes, videogames or patio heaters. As a result, mums think they ‘have’ to work at Tesco in order to buy expensive trainers.Tags in Industry, Incessantly
These days we seem more bound to our bosses than ever before. We even identify our own selves with the jobs we do: ‘What do you do?’ is the first question we ask each other at parties, as if a job title could express a fundamental truth about our personality.
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Today's Anniversary - 30th March
- 1950 - Robbie Coltrane
- 1937 - Warren Beatty
- 1919 - McGeorge Bundy
- 1928 - Tom Sharpe
- 1913 - Richard Helms
- 1994 - William Arthur Ward
- 2004 - Michael King
- 1940 - Sir John Gilmour
- 2005 - Alan Dundes
- 1997 - Eugenie Anderson
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