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2013’s Best Excuses for Playing Hooky at Work

CareerBuilder recently announced results of its annual survey of HR managers for the most outrageous excuses workers give when calling in sick.  These are not merely the pinnacle of pretexts for skipping a day at the office.  These excuses represent … Continue reading

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These Aren’t the Droids You Were Looking For

Remember Rosie the Robot, the domestic automaton who swept floors and kept house for the Jetsons?  She set the standard for robots back in the 1960’s.  That was until the bubble-headed, claw-handed gizmo of the Robinson family came along and … Continue reading

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Wash, Rinse, Repeat

What we call genius may really be the ability of some people to creatively repeat themselves.  That’s the point of a Fast Company article by Nate Kontny who writes that our inability to reboot ourselves with a refreshed spin on … Continue reading

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