12 HR Tricks My Company Could Use

Over the time I’ve been working at my current place of employment I’ve noticed how wonderfully some of the best HR practices work out in this place and how miserably the management fails when it comes to shortcomings they aren’t aware of. As I was reading up on human resources management, I pick out 12 … Continue reading

My Preciousss

Just read this piece on how to pick best presents and thought it reflected my idea of picking out the best present. First, it has to be one present, because adding smaller ones to the kit reduces the value of the main gift, as it shows the giver was not sure one present was enough. … Continue reading

a mini video lecture on self[ishness]

Actress Thandie Newton gives a speech at TEDGlobal2011. When you have 15 minutes to spare – this is a MUST. Who knew she was so educated? You will definitely discover a lot in this speech. I am in awe.

Culture shock

So here I got one – it’s not ‘cultural shock’ as I used to think, it’s *culture* shock. Catching up on this right now, so here are some bits of useful culture shock info for you: – culture shock is an internalized construct or perspective developed in reaction to an unfamiliar situation; – the person … Continue reading

Why humans have haircuts

Aaaand Robin Dunbar’s lecture has just inspired my other observation (this time his answering audience questions). Mr. Dunbar says that women love their hairdressers so much because they get endorphine rush from hair cutting activity (which is obviously a type of grooming similar to what monkeys do). And now I know why it’s almost impossible to … Continue reading