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Quote: Work Life Balance

Conundrum: I can’t imagine not giving myself fully to a job…100% of me..but if I DO, I’d never “have a life” (whatever that means.) The problem is, who’d WANT to have a job that couldn’t absorb you 100%? – Abe in Microserfs by Douglas Coupland I rarely re-read books, but this is definitely and exception. If you’ve(…)

Book excerpt: The Past is the Present

After falling into a coma at 17 years old, and waking up 17 years later with a fully functioning mind, Karen was asked: “…how do you feel being here now? After so long. I mean, not just what’s new and different, but what does now feel like?” Karen’s response, which resonates to today, even though the(…)

Quote of the day: Microserfs

Discussing why Windows is more male and Mac is more female: Well, Windows in non-intuitive…counter-intuitive, sometimes. But it’s so MALE to just go buy a Windows PC system and waste a bunch of time learning bogus commands and reading a thousand dialog boxes every time you want to change a point size or whatever…MEN are(…)