Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Sunday, December 12, 2010

We Do Amazing Things When We Like What We Do



Clearly Dr Pink speaks from the management point of view. Amazing things come from employees when they are offered opportunities to explore their own ideas.

But this means that it must also be true that you can do amazing things when you find that place in life that affords you the opportunities to follow through on your own ideas and aspirations. Don't be satisfied with anything else.

Access to the full interview is available here. It's from the CBC Spark radio programme series.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Wanna Work in Comedy?


Many of the people who are famous for their comedy in the United States are, or were, Canadian. I think particularly of John Candy and Mike Myers. Follow this link to hear an audio on The Mark Radio featuring four interviews with people who are prominent in comedy in Canada. From what I can tell gaining prominence in comedy is probably harder and takes about as long as getting a PhD.