Spirit of the New Workplace

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October 2009 Blog Posts (3)

New York Times interview with Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo

A couple of weeks ago there was a nice interview with Bartz. I particularly liked her answer to the following:



Q. What should business schools teach more of, or less of?



A. I think there ought to be some classes for people to get more philosophical about who they are and what motivates them, and therefore why they act like they… Continue

Added by Joe Harder on October 27, 2009 at 10:25am — No Comments

Take a yoga break at work

You could do a lot more yoga at work than what these few exercises suggest, but you may have to close your door or put up with co-workers' stares...

This article came to me from the LinkedIn group Corporate Yogis at WORK.

Added by Joe Harder on October 12, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Overwork is detrimental to success, not just to you personally

Interesting article about how daydreaming actually activates portions of our brains that help problem-solving and some examples of workplaces (like Facebook's) that encourage that.

Added by Joe Harder on October 12, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Notes

Suggested booklist

301 Ways to Have Fun at Work (or books of a similar bent)…



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Created by Joe Harder Jul 14, 2008 at 10:25am. Last updated by Joe Harder Jun 5, 2009.

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