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November 21, 2012

Feelings of guilt, normally shunned or discouraged, can actually signal a capacity for leadership. What does this say about people who never feel guilt?

May 24, 2012

For the marketer, the freelancer and the entrepreneur, the challenge is to level set, to be comfortable with the undone, with the cycle of never-ending. We were trained to finish our homework, our peas and our chores. Today, we’re never finished, and that’s okay.

It’s a dance, not an endless grind.

Seth Godin, from his blog entry “Dancing on the edge of finished”

April 26, 2012

"Your hands are sliced up from twisting wires together, handling junction boxes made out of stamped sheet metal, and cutting metal conduit with a hacksaw. But none of this damage touches the best part of yourself."
Matthew Crawford

January 07, 2012

A fine list of rules from creativesomething to consider and contemplate on this gorgeous Saturday winter morning. Non?

Rules of a Creators Life

Click to view a tad‒bit larger. And share with your friends, co‒workers, and creative icons.

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

July 18, 2011

Multitasking workWork 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:

June 07, 2011

A smart film about the NYT photographer and seeing beauty in our everyday encounters.

May 15, 2011

"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

January 08, 2010

We made a trip to a nearby historic eatery to gather sound for this program.

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September 15, 2009

O'Donohue's insight inspires the question: how do you express your inner gifts through your work?

June 28, 2009

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.

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