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By Gregory Bergman

Witty, clever, and eminently worthwhile, The Little publication of loo Philosophy supplies the lowdown at the world's most famed philosophers, entire with short biographies, highlights in their significant teachings, and plenty of quotations which are ideal for sprinkling into toasts and speeches or casually introducing into dinner-party conversation.

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Be tuned in to the fact that we often hide from both ourselves and others the importance of our emotional and creative needs. When we fail to acknowledge what really makes us feel good, we foster instinctual disconnection, and the result, naturally, is to end up in an environment where we are ill-suited, one that makes us restless, dissatisfied, and miserable. Why are many people resistant to expressing their true emotional incentives? Well, your evolutionary heritage suggests the fear of group rejection.

So does the “content” employee. Each goes through life with daily stresses, but neither is distressed. They are both content and, consequently, each has little desire to make a change. Contentment is a pleasurable feeling, but it does not lead to growth and, in fact, often prevents growth. This is true for both individuals and organizations. Why might this be? Because contentment does not motivate you to move; rather it has the effect of keeping things the same. Since there are pleasurable feelings and minimum discomfort, there is no urge to make a change.

I have asked many people how they knew it was time to make a change in their surroundings, be it a marriage or a job. Here’s a summary of response: • “I was unhappy at work. My assignments weren’t very interesting. ” • “I gave the school a chance. I kept telling myself next semester would be different. After five semesters, I finally concluded I was in the wrong environment. ” • “Nothing was happening for me. ” The lesson here is: Unless your interaction with the environment is really bad, most likely, you are not going to leave.

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