Month: November 2013

November 30, 2013 Jason No comments exist

I found this poster on Facebook so enlightening and true of work life today. How often has cost trumped capabilities to the detriment of the company’s future. If more companies can begin to take the People-Up approach, then they would get many more happier, motivated and loyal employees. The People-Up approach describes seeing employees as…

November 18, 2013 Jason 1 comment

There is a delightfully sardonic article on misery and how to nurture it circulating on the internet. It touches on the secondary gain miserable people get – yes, there are benefits to acting dour – and why some of us exhibit defensive pessimism. There are also some useful observations about manipulative personalities. I happen to…

November 14, 2013 Jason No comments exist

Cookie Monster always made cookies delectable. Just now when I took out this one digestive biscuit from the fridge, I flashed back to when I truly enjoyed eating cookies in front of the TV when Sesame Street played. That was … erm … never mind when. Who knows if those cookies were trans-fat traps but…

November 14, 2013 Jason No comments exist

It’s been a day of flashbacks. When I saw this letter in the mail, I chuckled. This took me back to my childhood days when Reader’s Digest would send out the same prize teasers to potential subscribers. I used to slip into fantasy when I saw the prize amounts. Like a good Asian, I didn’t…