Work of a multitasker. Photo by totalAldo/Flickr, cc by 2.0
To be effective workers, many of us use learned principles of best workplace practices, even though they may counter our natural instincts. But this goes against a common sense idea that your personal tendencies could help you at work. In “Autism and Humanity” this week, Paul Collins cites psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen’s research correlating autism with certain professions:
A smart film about the NYT photographer and seeing beauty in our everyday encounters.
"The skills gap is a reflection of what we value. To close the gap, we need to change the way the country feels about work." ~Mike Rowe
We made a trip to a nearby historic eatery to gather sound for this program.
O'Donohue's insight inspires the question: how do you express your inner gifts through your work?
When we value the mindfulness and intellectual rigor in all kinds of work — including manual forms of labor — what do we learn about ourselves? A reflection on appreciating labor in its many forms.