By now we have all heard about the magnificent landing of Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but this is not the only good news story we should be mindful of. There are many more of these little gems sprinkled over the last few years that you may never have heard of.
When a supervisor says no to a flexibility request the assumption is that they are just being mean. Relatively few employees are privy to the secret that their supervisors are just as challenged by their job of coordinating the work of others as are the people doing the work.
People are starting to gather around deeply personal and unique aspects of themselves -- and because of their sheer number and the ease of personal expression, the Internet is providing a much more nuanced look at behavior and true ideology.
I keep coming back to the question, "how much is enough?" Now you may think that's a pretty ironic question coming from the son of one of the richest people in the world. But actually, it might just make me an expert on the subject.
For many thousands of years, most of life was a mystery. Still today it can feel pretty mysterious walking on an unlit country road. We created many (many, many) stories to account for the things we didn't understand.