New York, New York

Crowded, smelly, busy, noisy. The smell of vomit, sewerage and spilled coffee. Dams of humanity waiting to cross the street, don’t walk, walk, surge across the street from each side, meeting mid-street, swirling eddies and vortexes of humanity. Screaming, wailing, howling, growling cars, trucks, taxis, buses, garbage trucks, ambulances, fire-trucks, patrol cars. Chinese, Spanish, English, French. Office workers, tourists, ┬áticket hawkers, delivery men, babies in push carts, dogs on leashes, joggers, cyclists.  

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Morality and sex in the office

I just read an article by Liz Ryan ( you can follow the link at the foot of this note, if you like ) on touchy subject of sex in the workplace. Her theme, in the briefest of paraphrases, is that the organisation that can effectively harness the emotions, energy, pressures and frustrations that would otherwise drive people into the dark corners of the workplace, and use it to further the organisation’s own goals, is highly likely an extremely successful organisation. Of course, Ms Ryan uses this topic to illustrate her central theme, which is that it is only by […]

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