Posts tagged work

Lifestyle

Associative Doing: a Theoretical Model for Work in a Hyper-linked World

For many people, the Internet has become an irreplacable part of both work and entertainment. Whether we’re sending an email to our boss, marathon watching series on Netflix, doing research, shopping on Amazon, managing our online bank accounts, or just…

July 10, 2013, by

Lifestyle

Why Serendipity Is A Core Requirement For Tomorrow’s Career Planning

Serendipity is a term that’s not easily translatable. In fact, it has been voted as one of the 10 English words hardest to translate. According to the Oxford dictionary it was coined in 1754 by Horace Walpole, “suggested by The…

November 2, 2011, by

Online Business

The Rise and Fall of the Product Mindset: From Assembly Lines to the Service Age

In this article I want to share with you an idea that has been occupying me for a few days. Obviously, there’s much more to be said about this than can fit into one article. So we’ll have to do…

February 12, 2011, by

Lifestyle

How to go on a Perpetual Holiday for the Rest of Your Life

For many people life is defined by alternating periods of very long work weeks and very short vacation slots. It’s pretty much like in school, just that the vacations are way shorter. Instead of that picky maths teacher your boss…

September 29, 2010, by

English

Basic Expressions of Business English: “Work”

If someone asks you, “What do you do,” this is actually an abbreviated version of, “What do you do for a living?” “A living” is the work you perform to earn money to live in civilized society. In other words,…

March 21, 2010, by