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!
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.
“….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.
…..just remember that in the traffic jam, you are actually ahead of someone else who is waiting for YOU to move before he/she can make progress.
Here are the keys to independence and the NEW American Dream!
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 […]