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Back after a long weekend. Maybe you’re still off, sitting at a coffeeshop in shorts – I think I saw you at lunchtime!

Never a better time then for me to blog about work.  A new book out there by Alain de Botton, “The Pleasures and Sorrow of Work”, is a great detailed source that he describes as a “hymn to the intelligence, peculiarity, beauty, and horror of the modern workplace.”

In particular, de Botton is taken aback by the complexity that goes into every thing that is made by man in today’s work world. Rather then take a swipe at modern man, or the by-product of consumerism, the author maintains a fresh childlike wow factor at all the ‘work’ that goes into work: simultaneously celebrating & mourning the process; which seems fitting.

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