Farm Town is a great germinator of creativity. It provides sustenance to those hungry for a sense of community and waters the desire for achievement. "...in the real world I was planting seeds and fertilizing hope to harvest employment." Farm Town is still feeding me. 20 Life Lessons Reaped from Farm Town; There is nothing more frustrating than hiring a worker and having him/her abandon his job. If things don’t suit you, you can always sell everything and start over!
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If we put the death of a loved one to one side, there aren’t many occurrences that can rattle us like the loss of a job. In one fell swoop, we lose our sense of security, our livelihood, and our self-esteem. As you take inventory of the important things in your life, the ones that bring you peace and plenty, most likely you won’t find anything of importance from your employer.
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"....what goes on in the human resource office behind closed doors?" When meeting with passionate albeit sometimes over-zealous employees, some with egos that exceeded a super-sized, jumbo, caffeinated drink, 9 times out of 10 they were arguing and complaining about a colleague who refused to listen or back down and, shock of shocks, refused to change. If you approach conflict and disagreement as a Sears power tool in shrill attack mode, it’s not likely to do the job you intended.
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There is no tragedy like the tragedy of the unopened gift. You see the person you could have become but did not; you never followed your calling; you never got out of the boat.Those passionately engaged in life refuse to be denied the use of their gifts. “Christmas is always ours to grasp as long as we have hands to clasp,” (Seuss).
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These are undeniably life-defining times.  Everyone is waiting and hoping for things to get better. We await an election, watch the stock market, wait for the economy to turn, wait for callbacks, offers, counteroffers, business proposals. We long to hear the words “YES!” or “You’ve got the job!”  or “You can keep your job.”  or “Let’s do business!” […]
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