The impulse to Escaping Cranky Crane No Days» is ancient and universal. What's the allure? To escape triviality? To live more contemplatively?...
"An artist needs a certain amount of turmoil and confusion,” Joni Mitchell once told an interviewer.
Rosy jobs numbers blind us to the bleak reality of the ‘real economy’ Los Angeles Times
A human resources manager for the Catholic Education Office in Parramatta who was compared to Margaret Thatcher and once advised to "do the Pretty Woman thing" was sacked for bullying her co-workers and making them appear incompetent.
The employee relations team leader took her former employer to court for unfair dismissal, but the court found she was sacked for bullying other workers whom she gave the "silent treatment" Not only had the conduct created fear and intimidation, it was also found to have impacted on other teams and on workplace productivity.
Unfair dismissal case: Parramatta Catholic Education Office manager sacked for bullying
Salim Mehajers to study medicine
The good folks at Wonder Ponder have brought philosophy and toilet days of celebration together highlighting life as it is ;-) Worth going for the gif alone. And the Irish Times brings International Men’s Day (also today) into the mix of special days to remember in November ....
“Will excessive drinking unleash your creative energy? Who can say?” Over at The Toast, intrepid cataloger Ren Arcamone has compiled a list of things you could be doing instead of writing your thesis. Go read it instead of writing your thesis. Continue the stay of essay execution and check out Mallory Ortberg’s hilarious (and helpful) guide to some common signs that you might be dying in a Victorian novel.
Digital transformation in the APS External perspective provided by Paul Shetler, CEO Digital Transformation Office, October 2015. The Australian Public Service Commission as part of the State of the Service report has published information on Digital transformation in the APS. Authored by Paul Shetler topics covered include the strategic approach to transformation and capability levels within the Australian Public Service. Paul Shelter of DTO fame
Mazur (SMU), Transfer Pricing Challenges in the Cloud, 52 B.C. L. Rev. ___ (2016):
Blackstone is now ‘the largest owner of real estate in the world’ Business Insider
Second largest for-profit chain to pay $95 million to settle fraud charges WaPo
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