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20181201, Article, Taichung

文章Jasmine0316 » 週二 11月 27, 2018 10:16 pm

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Time:第 454 會,2018 年 12 月 1 日(週六)下午2:30~5:30


14:40~15:30 In-House Speech Contest
15:30~15:35 Break
15:35~17:15 Session Two
17:15~17:30 Happy Time

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7 Taboo Things You Should Never Talk About At Work


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1. Which point do you think is the most important? Why?

2. Have you ever done any one of these taboo things at work, and then you were in trouble? Please share it with us.

3. Have you ever heard any gossips from you colleagues that you think very ridiculous or feel uncomfortable? How did you react?

4. Some people don’t like to contact with their co-workers after work, because they think co-workers can never be true friends. Are you this kind of people? What’s your opinion?

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Re: 20181201, Article, Taichung

文章Jasmine0316 » 週四 11月 29, 2018 11:49 pm

Dear Taichung Happiers,

Why do we have this work, and, why it has us?

Career development is an open festival of color and choreography. Does your work imprint the unshakably optimistic smile on your face? These should be boom times to happily contribute our best potential, in terms of accessible education and information, mushrooming start–ups, and the growth mindset focusing on learning. Yet, Alain de Botton, a Swiss-born British philosopher and author performs The Sorrows of Work in a surprisingly deep base. “Workplace dynamics are no less complicated or unexpectedly intense than family relations, with only the added difficulty that whereas families are at least well-recognised and sanctioned loci for hysteria reminiscent of scenes from Medea, office life typically proceeds behind a mask of shallow cheerfulness, leaving workers grievously unprepared to handle the fury and sadness continually aroused by their colleagues.” So, why don’t we take a walk and ponder over this? Look at the tree, please! Look! Leaves are changing colors in autumn--because--the tree is preparing for winter. Likewise, to focus our time and energy on something critical and foster well-being at work, our top priority is to create space to think strategically. Think about the most strategic opportunity in our role, think about our possible position in different cultures, and think about how our role can solve problems. Career development is an open festival of color and choreography. The music is what well-being at work looks like; the music can unlock the doubt and fear. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to join our host Harris in regaining the recipe of our true colors.

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree….. Work, it holds different meanings for each of us. For some, they work and let things happen. For others, they make things happen--they collect support and create environments for transformation and innovation. After all, work is, art. Bestselling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin portraits the process, “Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.” Everyone is a genius. Everyone is an art superhero—a leader. Writing regularly for Harvard Business Review, Larry Downes, an author and Internet industry analyst, decodes the reasons.
http://www.harvardbusiness.org/videos/everyone-leader Everyone is a leader. Every leader behaves in a way consistent with their values. In addition, understanding our leadership style can help us understand our position is not the only position--the sense of connection and expansion is more than essential. https://www.skillsyouneed.com/ls/index.php/325444 There’s always a verge in every dance, in every step, in every leading, between everything about to come together with something beyond it. Great leaders are like great books—they are adaptive—they allow for our mutability. They reform with us as we reform in life. Real art will hold us at all life stages. Great leaders inspire our commitment to believe in ourselves, to create a shared value, and to uplift others. Great leaders cherish the reflection time to create an impactful vision for positive change. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMnkxdWUvLw

Happiness is the only route to success—breathe authenticity into it. “Team work is important; it helps to put the blame on someone else.”
Our heads will be empty, like everything is drained out of them, if we’re kidnapped by the devils in the workplace: bully, gossip, manipulation, credit stealing, thought stealing, etc. Only when authenticity invites us to see ourselves in the same light, can our life be translated into passion and mission. What do you think of Socrates’ triple-filter test? Are we aware that our belief impacts us to feel empowered? Glenn D. Rolfsen, a psychotherapist and leadership consultant in Oslo, Norway, deciphers the new consciousness like singing “Count on me”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYLb7WUtYt8 We used to think more money will make us happier; more holidays will make us happier; getting a promotion will make us happier. Nope, not truly. Research results reveal that finding meanings in work, working for a precise purpose, and forging friendship at work are the keys to well-being at work. Now, relax, please. Check out the coolest office designs around the world--they will definitely inspire a gorgeous goal. http://designoholic.com/impressive-offices-in-the-world/ What is more, does your organization culture indicate where your past, present, and future reside? To find our authentic voice for more connected relationships, we have to have the sense of purpose, passion, and mission. In other words, we need the “vocal variety” to identify the underlying values that are driving our request, to explain “why”, and to create the dynamic accountability. Why are we going toward this direction? Why do we love what we do? Ultimately, we can create an organization culture of empathy, which will meet our innate need of authenticity and reassure us to respect each other’s authenticity for positive transformations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0AVEZ7acyY

From “It is easy to work when the soul is at play” (by Emily Dickinson)

It is easy to work when the soul is at play—
But when the soul is in pain—
The hearing him put his playthings up
Makes work difficult—then—

From the dark to light, down to up—we don’t really know when it begins and when it ends. “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.” Life-long learning changes our professional and personal lives drastically and dramatically. “Forget all the teaching of the surface world”--the magic power is already within ourselves.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wcj6SrX4zw American educator, author, and entrepreneur Stephen Covey simply put, “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.” Yes. We have to see and learn everything we need to, anytime anywhere. Anytime anywhere. Every emotion. Every condition. Every distinction. Seeing is changing. Learning is changing. Life is a journey. Learning is a journey. A journey is a river. The destination moves; the reflection moves; the memory moves. A river. A river. A river. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRcKPpqeKx4 Stay hungry, stay foolish. We don’t know we don’t know. Let our curiosity laugh out loud. Curiosity is magic. There’s a kind of forbidden magic on the borders of things. Fly high to cross the borders. Curiosity reminds us that we are charged with discovering the best way of doing everything. Yes, we are charged with discovering the best way of doing everything. In the era of information and technology, everything is in a constant state of change. To make friends with uncertainties and discomfort, decision-making is a must-learn, an approach to growing more every day. https://therightquestions.co/the-top-10-books-on-decision-making-and-thinking/

There are no bad days, when we sparkle like a firework. We all choose the role that we have. Take the role as the starting point, but not the limit of our accomplishment. Remember our best friends, books, which always give us an unarming smile and nod warmly. Books approve of our deepest desires to solve ridiculous riddles. Meanwhile, authenticity is the most effective booster for our creativity and confidence, which leaves our civil right of sadness behind and makes impossible things become plausible. American essayist, philosopher, and historian Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) uncovered the treasure. “Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him." We’ll find the symmetry in the shape of harmony within the process of solving problems and bringing out the best of everyone. And we’ll be honestly humbled by the symmetry and harmony. What elevates us to thrive in the cold is thinking strategically to create the best outcome in the most meaningful impact. Everyone is a genius; all we have to do is to be well-prepared all the time. Join us. Thanks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdUScE7VZq8


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