The recession is causing tension in the job market and uncertainty in many families. But according to Jurriaan Kamp there is a deeper crisis lurking behind the current malaise: the modern economic system is creating fewer and fewer jobs that people find gratifying.
Fine, so you no longer want to sit in an office from nine to five, watching the clock and wondering why time passes so slowly. You want to be free from the stress and chaos of your present job, and wouldn't mind a weekend off now and again. You want to lose the feeling that you're working yourself to death for a company that makes no real contribution to society. The big question is: what are you going to do about it? Here are 15 suggestions.
If you're not sure what kind of work you are looking for, it may be useful to ask yourself some questions.
ING Chairman Ewald Kist doesn't want you to be a workaholic.
You don't have to wait to be told or paid to do something meaningful.
Tijn Touber asks where 'I' ends and where 'you' begins.
NEWS & MEDIA
Europe is a philosophy to be reckoned with.
Companies should brace themselves for human rights claims from abroad.
Nature and spirituality have fallen victim to our blind faith in technology and rationalism. A critical explanation of how we have been alienated from architecture, agriculture, medicine and education.
'The gross domestic product measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither of our compassion nor our devotion to country; it measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile.' -- Robert Kennedy
What do you do if your child suffers from nightmares, fear of failure, or other phobias? What do you do if they are allergic to cow's milk, gluten, pollen, tomatoes or dust? Simple: you tell them an extraordinary story.
Cancer is perhaps the most feared disease in our modern society. For many it's a death sentence, as effective treatments are scarce. Lothar Hirneise travelled the world in search of successful methods of treatment. His discovery: anyone can find a solution to cancer. But brazen confidence is an essential precondition. A talk with an authoritative cancer specialist, who never studied medicine.
Nirej Sekhon describes his experiences as a school boy from a traditional Indian family, who is introduced to the American beef culture.
US innovators and creators join forces to reform copyright laws.
Nonviolence is the weapon of the brave.