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Archive | August, 2010

Smile or die

Author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich has an interesting take on the darker side of positive thinking, which is illustrated in an engaging fashion in the following 10-minute clip. If you enjoyed this clip – the animation is quite excellent – you can see other animated talks from the RSA, the UK-based Royal Society for the…

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News briefs: bereavement leave, lactation, creativity, picking fights, & more

Bereavement leave and family matters – Kudos to Texas Lawyer Michael P. Maslanka, who has penned a great bereavement leave policy for the 21st century. Simple and flexible, it reflects the changing view of “family” and gets our vote. And speaking of changes in the concept of family, Diane Pfadenhauer of Strategic HR Lawyer notes…

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