Kelly Pledger Weeks – Every Generation Wants Meaningful Work but Thinks Other Age Groups Are in It for the Money

In order to find out if there were generational differences in definitions of meaningful work, my colleague and I started our investigation the old-fashioned way: by asking people. We interviewed five employees from each generation, inquiring about how important meaningful work was for them, what they find meaningful in the job they currently do, what their ideal job would be, and whether they saw any generational differences in definitions of meaningful work.
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Chandra Gnanasambandam, Michael Uhl – Innovation Is as Much About Finding Partners as Building Products

Have you ever stopped to ponder the true complexities involved with trying to create a viable, safe, autonomous vehicle? The innovation alone is a herculean task, but imagine being that upstart pioneer trying to develop the technology, while at the same time going up against entrenched, powerful competitors with deep industry knowledge, assets, and channels whove been around for a hundred years or more.
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BBC Radio Comedy – I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue: A Second Treasury

Another bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4’s best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. The inimitable Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair for these 25 hilarious editions (including the very first episode from 1972) plus two volumes of vintage ‘Live’ recordings (ad libs, retakes, warm-ups and all), a 35th anniversary special edition, and I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Desert Island, in which famous fans Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Germaine Greer choose their favourite ‘Clue’ moments.
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Emma Seppala, Marissa King – Burnout at Work Isnt Just About Exhaustion. Its Also About Loneliness.

More and more people are feeling tired and lonely at work. In analyzing theGeneral Social Survey of 2016, we found that, compared with roughly 20 years ago, people are twice as likely to report that they are always exhausted. Close to 50% of people say they are often or always exhausted due to work. This is a shockingly high statistic and its a 32% increase from two decades ago. Whats more, there is a significant correlation between feeling lonely and work exhaustion: The more people are exhausted,the lonelier they feel.
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