Tag Archives: work

Job Hunting During COVID-19

So many people have lost their jobs this year. (I know this sounds like a joke, but it really happened): I received a cheerful notice from LinkedIn suggesting that I, “Congratulate  ______  for completing six months in their new position … Continue reading

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Dignity

It’s Labor Day in my country, a day in which we honor everyday working people. In other words, the vast majority of our population. This year has been uniquely difficult for them. Not only for restaurant servers, tradespeople and retail … Continue reading

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Have Courage

“He who watches over you will not slumber.” ~Psalm 121:3 ∴

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Tuesday Happy Break

It’s Tuesday and there’s a ton of work ahead. But then there’s this… (Click on any image to enlarge or start slide show) OK, back to work, but with just a hint, perhaps, of a silly, irrational smile.

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Reaching for a Star?

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Here’s a little late January guilt (you’re welcome): If you’re like me, you started … Continue reading

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Here’s a Little Help…

…to get you through the week: You’re welcome.

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Work

The work week has just begun (oy!). A few thoughts on work: “People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” ~Thomas Sowell If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.  … Continue reading

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Got the Monday Blues?

Do you have trouble getting going on Mondays? I do. I spent a lovely hour in the mythical kingdom of Planning this morning, but now I find myself in the dull grey land of Doing, wondering where the exit is. … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Spare Change

Brandon was converted at 12, but slid away at 17. He’s been dancing on the line ever since. Here’s how he sees things: So I lost my job. On Labor Day. Hah. Which isn’t funny. Actually it kinda sucks. Everybody … Continue reading

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Equal Pay for Women!

Today is Equal Pay Day, representing how far into the new year a woman must work in order to earn the same amount a man earned during the previous twelve months alone. But, hey, women belong in the home anyway. Right, … Continue reading

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