I remember that day with the sharp, rare clarity it possessed.....A day that makes you thankful to be alive. Little did I know… Our corporate motto was "Shed light and the people will find their own way." The world was clothed in darkness. A lot of people were seeking light that day and in the days that followed. “Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning,” Louisa May Alcott.The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone,” (George Eliot)
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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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