Transforming the American Workplace – September/October, 2016 edition

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Here we are at the end of the summer. I’m putting away my gardening tools, waiting on the figs to ripen, and cleansing my studio. I’ll tell you all about the studio cleanse in the 30Day Workplace Challenge follow-up. In this edition, I would like to share a few ideas about creating a new narrative …

The Way of Transforming

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who dread the work week, now is a great time to create a new story about work and play. As a matter of fact, I’m here to inspire you to leave “work” out of the new story and replace it with the word “create.” This is …

A New Narrative About Work and Play in America

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This photo is old. The new paradigm or the new narrative, as I like to refer to it, is already here. People all over the world (and no I don’t have hardcore evidence, research or stats to back it up) are creating a new way to live on the planet. If you are only getting …

Job Misery, the Old Narrative and Transforming the American Workplace.

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I will be the first one to admit that when I talk about the transformation of the American workplace and work, I am not talking about solving the problems that we normally associate with workplace misery and job dissatisfaction. I do not discuss pay, job descriptions, co-worker conflict, or office management issues.

Some inspirational words about work from the digital nomad, Steve Zwerink

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For years I thought this was a cool and inspiring picture (the one with the one room lit up in the office building) about entrepreneurship. I thought it reflected perfectly what entrepreneurship was all about: working hard and making long hours to build your company around your dream. Over the last years however, my opinion …