Posts Tagged ‘Passion’

Ricardo Semler: Radical wisdom for a company, a school, a life

 

What if your job didn’t control your life?

Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to).

It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about.

Bonus question: What if schools were like this too?

 

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Talking Pictures – Talking Pictures, Episode 02 – Andy Goldsworthy

 

Vivien Hamilton meets sculptor Andy Goldsworthy to view and discuss his site specific work.

 

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Paul Ford, Ftrain – XOXO Festival (2014)

Paul Ford isn’t easy to sum up, so we originally copped out and wrote the silly one-line bio we read before his talk.

He’s one of the most talented writers and programmers we know, frighteningly and frustratingly accomplished at both.

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My First Million Dollars

A day in the life of Jerome Jarre.
By JEROME JARRE

What is worth more than a million dollars to you?

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Through the Ground Glass

A vignette about a large format photographer.
Photographer: Joseph Allen Freeman

joefreemanjunior.com

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Learning from dirty jobs

“‘Follow Your Passion’ is terrible career advice.”

Mike Rowe, the host of “Dirty Jobs,” tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories.

Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how it’s been unjustifiably degraded in society today.

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James Victore

James Victore’s is an amazing artist and posters designer.

His work has been exhibited at the MoMA, and belongs to permanent collections of museums in Paris, Washington, D.C., Zürich and Amsterdam. His clients include the New York Times, TIME Magazine, Moët & Chandon, the City of New York and Esquire.

Victore speaks regularly around the globe, is a professor at the School of Visual Arts, lectures at RISD and also teaches through his own events like “The Dinner Series” and “Take This Job & Love It.”

He inspires many with his Burning Questions series on YouTube.

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Minilogue: As Human as Possible

Sebastian Mullaert and Markus Henriksson of Minilogue invite you to visit them at their studio, in the pristine Swedish countryside outside Malmö, to get an insight into their collaboration and studio craft.

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