The end of 'The Office' is also an allegory for the real business world, as the sun begins to set on traditional bricks & mortar offices that have been the bedrock of American corporate culture for decades. As Dunder Mifflin packs its cubicles, it may be time for real businesses to take a hard look at their own, as the tradition of a Monday-to-Friday commute to the office is becoming obsolete.
The Office showed us that the mundane has the power to be--often simultaneously and often powerfully--sacred and profane.
So what do we do when this ends? Who do we turn to next? What's our mirror? Do we just get sad that we might not have a show like this anymore?
Everyone keeps asking what I am going to do now that The Office is ending. I liberated myself on live radio by simply saying, "I'm gonna kill myself."
The good news: The Office has a legacy as large as its heart (and Dwight's head). It'll never really be gone, because it's changed, well, everything. It's inside us now. That's what she said.
Keeping your office clean and uncluttered makes concentration easier. Be sure to have an unobstructed path in and out of your office for yourself and for visitors so energy can flow in and out easily--that includes new ideas.
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When something needs to be accomplished I would rather stay up late and get something done in one day rather than spend two days doing something. This is why I didn't fare well in an office setting. And now I know why.
In the landscape of television sitcoms, it appears that sweetness is winning out over cynicism. Where the jokey format was once overrun with cynical takes about everything from work to the human condition, now audiences are cheering on a more cheerful batch of comedies.
There was never any REAL doubt that Leslie and Ben from Parks and Recreation would end up ecstatically engaged and planning a wedding catered by a waffle place.
I used to be proud to work for NBC. The peacock network stood for quality. Now it's just a joke.
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In 2013, one of my New Year's resolutions is to be like my favorite funny girls: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Zooey Deschanel.
To a large degree, your reputation will be built on the good will you've built up with people who've you worked with over the years.
Make a plan to stay home Saturday nights because you've got a party to crash!
Both are about intense relationships between young adults that end -- and yet go on. Both are stories of love that has grown one-sided. And both ache with the unavoidable self-pity that goes along with that kind of situation -- while finding the laughs in that same circumstance.