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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  Another of my beloved colleagues lost his job this month after an incredible 38-year run with a well- established newspaper. We both held executive positions there working together for almost 20 years. Having been over the newspaper’s human resources I’m qualified to say a more gifted, beloved employee could not be found. Now, on the other […]

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