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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Real World of Work ~ Bulletproof Your Job

Plan Be: Visible, easy, useful and ready
In buoyant times, whiny, difficult and unengaged employees may be tolerated but, the minute the going gets tough, they're the first to be axed, author and headhunter Stephen Viscusi tells Stephanie Whittaker. Don't want to find yourself in the crosshairs? Consider following his four strategies to protect your job

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Special to The Globe and Mail
Has the shaky economy got you worried your job is on the line? Go get a haircut. And classy shoes.
And if you can't stand the awful coffee in the office kitchen, or the co-worker brewing it, swallow the words you'd like to say, and the swill, too.
That, at least, is some advice being dispensed by New York headhunter Stephen Viscusi in a new book, Bulletproof Your Job: 4 Simple Strategies to Ride Out the Rough Times and Come Out on Top at Work. continue reading The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

If the world’s population were reduced to 100…

Worth watching again, from time to time, and asking yourself “what did I do recently to make the world better?” Click here to see the real show: http://www.miniature-earth.com/

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If you have a bed to sleep in, a refrigerator for food, a closet for clothing, if you have a roof over your head each night, you are wealthier that 75 percent of the world’s population. According to the Minature Earth Project, if the world’s population were reduced to 100 people, 6 individuals would control 59 percent of the world’s money. The “State of the Village Report,” originally published by Dartmouth professor Donella Meadows in 1990, was used to calculate the statistics which many of us have seen in the form of an email titled "Village of 100." If the world’s population were reduced to 100 people, what would our global village look like? Since 1990, Ms. Meadows’ research has been circulated through millions of email inboxes and shared in thousands of classrooms, mine included. The updated version published by the Miniature Earth Project includes recent population statistics from the UN and the Population Reference Bureau. Continue reading Ms. Ward's post @ I am a teacher et cetera: A Village of 100