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The employee is paying the employer

Repost from LinkedIn:  As a consumer I want something in return if I paid for it: when I pay insurance I get peace of mind, when I pay banking fees, I get their service and security, when I pay a… Continue Reading →

Words and such

For a while, Natania and I had a policy to not use swear words in our posts. This led to me having to rewrite A LOT of content before posting it. Our reasons were solid. We don’t want to offend… Continue Reading →

Trying your damn hardest

This post is dedicated to a few really, really special people in my life right now. Most people don’t try. They try to try, but they give up. They think they want to try, but when push comes to shove… Continue Reading →

Punching Something

I wish I were punching more than keys on my keyboard tonight. One of the greatest human flaws is undeniably our haste. Impatience at getting what we want. Yes, some people were blessed with more patience than others. We’ll thank… Continue Reading →

It’s not inside, it’s on top

At some stage or another, all of us have experienced the crippling feeling of worthlessness. That horrible, choking feeling that you’re just not good enough. I’m sure we can experience it in a number of situations or due to a… Continue Reading →

The Bigger Stuff

The word innovation (from the Latin innovare) has been horribly overused these past few years, almost tripling in use since the 60’s. We innovate to bring new things to life – ideas become reality and the impossible is made possible…. Continue Reading →

The Corporate Facepalm: Sending an angry email

Yes. I finally did the one thing you should never, ever do. I sent an angry email. My father would not be proud. The corporate environment often creates gaps for being an effing retard. Going against your own better judgment… Continue Reading →

Putting things on pedestals

You know how the age-old story goes – when we were 14, we thought “turning 16 will be awesome”. Then we blinked and turned 16 and we thought “man, I can’t wait to turn 18”. We made the mistake to… Continue Reading →

Most important people you need to make friends with at work

Being friendly at work goes a long way to making each day more enjoyable. But in the office, it goes a longer way to be very friendly to the right people. Though you should probably strive to be really nice… Continue Reading →

10 Things The Office taught us

The Office (An American Workplace) finished in 2013. It still remains one of my favourite series of all times, filled with the absolute ordinary. Which is 1) relatable and 2) full of good points. Here is what The Office teaches… Continue Reading →

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