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Snobbery Forensic Nursing The Devil Wears Prada & Ken Bain Shawn Achor's Theory Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at write2think
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T he more I read about doing what you love for a living, or having such a perfect job that it doesn’t feel like you are working a day of your life; the more I see it as a long-term goal most people don’t achieve. Like Botton said in his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at write2think
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Alain de Botton, a philosopher, introduces a term during his TED talk that Ken Bain, author of What the Best College Students Do, would find very interesting. Snobbery, as Botton defines, is “Anyone who takes a small part of you and uses it to create a complete vision of who... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at write2think
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The clock marks 2:37 am as I’m getting ready to leave for work and praying tonight it’s not a nasty one. I arrive at the park where I can see police officers and FBI agents going crazy over something I cannot make up. Reaching my destination, I find myself standing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at write2think
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The movie The Devil Wears Prada is about a woman named Andy, who wants to become a journalist. She moves to New York to pursue her dreams but instead, begins to work as an assistant in a fashion magazine. Andy is a smart woman who lacks sense of fashion; she... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at write2think
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The movie Office Space is a comedy about a man, Peter Gibbons, who hates his job. Peter, as well as his coworkers, is constantly harassed by their annoying boss who takes advantage of his authority and makes their job miserable. Peter attends a hypnotherapy session with his girlfriend to deal... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at write2think
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Searching on the internet for songs about work was a pretty fun exercise. I came across a few songs with great funny content but I only had to choose one so I chose “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton. In this song, Dolly Parton talks about working a 9 to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at write2think
Going through the readings I found myself reading Aristotle’s piece over and over. I was surprised to have liked a reading titled Politics because the title itself would have made the reading boring no matter what its content was. As I continued to read, I become more enlighten by the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at write2think
As I was looking for an interview to read in GIG: Americans Talk About Their Jobs, I thought about my previous jobs and wanted an interview that could relate to me just by reading their title. Ten minutes later, I found myself staring into space having no clue on what... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at write2think
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