Important Things You Should Do This Recession
The secret is out the bag…We are in a recession. Unfortunately there has been a tremendous amount of economic and personal suffering. My girl Helen Keller, okay not my girl but would have been a “friend in my head” states it best “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened up for us” So what are the top things you can do this recession to ensure goals are met, standards are set and you are even more marketable when exiting this slump?? We are turning those recession blues into “know how” do’s!
Although, I strongly think we are moving out of one of the worst recessions in decades, take this as a learning experience! Think of the three R’s
~ Yours Truly
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The Oxfam report prompted Anand Giridharadas to tweet: "Don't be Pinkered into everything's-getting-better complacency."
- A new report by Oxfam argues that wealth inequality is causing poverty and misery around the world.
- In the last year, the world's billionaires saw their wealth increase by 12%, while the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet lost 11% of their wealth.
- The report prompted Anand Giridharadas to tweet: "Don't be Pinkered into everything's-getting-better complacency." We explain what Steven Pinker's got to do with it.
Moans, groans, and gripes release stress hormones in the brain.
Could you give up complaining for a whole month? That's the crux of this interesting piece by Jessica Hullinger over at Fast Company. Hullinger explores the reasons why humans are so predisposed to griping and why, despite these predispositions, we should all try to complain less. As for no complaining for a month, that was the goal for people enrolled in the Complaint Restraint project.
Participants sought to go the entirety of February without so much as a moan, groan, or bellyache.
- Facebook and Google began as companies with supposedly noble purposes.
- Creating a more connected world and indexing the world's information: what could be better than that?
- But pressure to return value to shareholders came at the expense of their own users.
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