The Disengaging of the Engaged

The Disengaging of the Engaged
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I read an article from Harvard Business Review, my go to place when I want to know what’s hot in workplace research. Their research articles on the workplace are frequently a reaction to the results of an annual survey, “The State of the American Workplace,” conducted by Gallup.    Interesting how even with the continued …

Who Reads This Workplace Blog Stuff Anyway?

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When the Transforming the American Workplace blog launched back in 2012, I began with a platform of answering questions that I would receive from a few readers. After 3 months or so, I didn’t receive questions, so I decided upon another approach. I began to delve into the idea of transforming the workplace, connecting it …

Winter, 2017 Learning and the Bottom Line

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Learning is serious business in this country, especially learning in order to earn or secure employment. Children are taught early the value of education and its relationship to earning a living; a good job puts food on the table and pays the bills. Learning to earn is the key to financial success and security. But …

Working, Earning and Suffering: It is What It is

Author, Akilah t’Zuberi Editor, Laurie Thompson
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The call for a New Narrative that heals the separation between who we are and how we are living on Earth is sounding louder. The profound suffering that has and continues to characterize our earthly sojourn, among human and nonhuman families and communities alike, can no longer be ignored. The degeneration of the biosphere and …

June 2017 – “An Invitation to a New Narrative,” by Akilah t’Zuberi; Laurie Thompson, editor

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Northeast and South Philadelphia have several 70’s style diners. Many of them are open 24 hours. At times, when I found myself writing or creating a piece into the wee hours of the night, and if I hadn’t cooked and didn’t have anything I could prepare quickly,  I would grab my reader or my notebook, …