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What does it mean to apply Buddhist values in the work place? Two recent books mentioned in this article cover the topic, one aims to divest ethical and spiritual values from mindfulness practice, the other embraces these values. An interesting read from the New Yorker.

good.com’s infographic charting when people leave home for work - is it surprising that nearly 25% leave after 9am?

The Census Bureau released the 2010 American Community Survey today. It contains data on who Americans are, where they live, how much money they make, and how they get around. That last part is what we’re interested in today—this infographic shows when Americans leave home for work each day. A full quarter don’t get out of the house until after 9 a.m.!

People living with a disability are experts at overcoming obstacles, and it will show in their dedication to their work.

infographicjournal:

Want More Productive Employees? Tell Them to Take a Break

this is a great read! check it out…

Studies showed that while participants thought that their sarcasm would be communicated 80% of the time over email, in fact it was only communicated a little more than half the time.

fastcompany:

Bring your job search with you, with these outside-the-mainstream apps for searching job openings and brushing up on interview skills.

Whether you’re actively looking or just curious about what’s out there, this job hunter’s edition of Free App Friday is for you.

Being likeable and being respected aren’t mutually exclusive.

fastcompany:

American culture places a premium on the ability to speak confidently before a crowd. Career counselors will tell you it’s a sure path to professional success. Compelling speakers can achieve positions of power and wealth.

"Think of it like a planned conversation. You know where the conversation’s going…but you’re loose enough in the moment to make it up a little bit as you go along. You want to have 80 percent of it prepared and allow 20 percent to be spontaneous.”

How celebs and politicians manage to deliver smooth and seemingly spontaneous performances