Tag Archives: Vocation

Sleep

Health professionals, the world over, will tell you how important to health and work performance getting enough sleep is.  There have been countless studies and it is an accepted fact that not getting enough sleep leads to degraded performance in … Continue reading

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Labour of Love

“Labour of love” is a funny phrase.  Here are some definitions: “Work undertaken for the pleasure of it or for the benefit of a loved one.” “A piece of hard work that you do because you enjoy it and not because you will receive money or praise for it, or because … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

This is becoming an increasingly difficult question to answer, these days.  In the old days, you answered with your job title.  I’m a designer, or a software developer, or a guitar player.  Your answer was about what you do, not … Continue reading

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The Crucial Question

On the radio, the other day, after the arrest of Ratko Mladic, one of the reporters that had covered the Balkan conflict at the time of Mladic’s atrocities retold a tale of the terror, suffering and displacement that the actions … Continue reading

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