Would ya take today off already? Yeesh…

“Idleness is not just a vacation, an indulgence or a vice; it is as indispensable to the brain as vitamin D is to the body, and deprived of it we suffer a mental affliction as disfiguring as rickets. The space and quiet that idleness provides is a necessary condition for standing back from life and […]
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What if you were more like Steve Jobs?

My friend’s daughter took this picture of the front of the Apple store in Manhattan last night. What are you doing in your life that would make people remember you with this much passion? Something to ask yourself next time you realize you’re the person saying “That’ll never work because….” or starting every reply with […]
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What’s an Agile Paycheck Look Like? A glimpse into Agile Learning Labs’ new compensation model

What kind of agile training company would we be if we didn’t try to build our company from the ground up using agile methods for everything from team decision making to hiring to how we pay ourselves? Here’s how we arrived at a radical new way of paying ourselves. (Hint: if you’ve seen the heist […]
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What does work look like at the cellular level?

This wee animated movie made by Harvard Scientists shows us what mitochondria look like when they’re hard at work producing energy inside your body (and your dog’s body, and maybe your dogsbody if you’re old-fashioned about work). It is as thrilling a glimpse into an unknown universe as Avatar–all in just over 2 minutes. Hat […]
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