In her book The Happiness Myth, Jennifer Michael Hecht identifies three basic kinds of happiness: good day, good life, and peak, and I’ve found that thinking about work within her construct has helped me tease apart some of the “happiness formula”...
One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.
He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone's amazement he quieted down.
A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well. He was astonished at what he saw. With each shovel of dirt that hit his back, the donkey was doing something amazing. He would shake it off and take a step up.
As the farmer's neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkey stepped up over the edge of the well and happily trotted off!
MORAL : Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a steppingstone. We can get out of the deepest wells just by not stopping, never giving up! Shake it off and take a step up.
Cloudwatt choisit Teddy Riner pour accompagner l’entreprise pendant les 5 prochaines années.
Paris, le 17/12/12 – Cloudwatt, nouvel acteur européen du Cloud Computing, et Teddy Riner, quintuple champion du monde de Judo et médaillé Olympique à Londres, vont collaborer durant 5 ans pour hisser l’entreprise sur la 1ère marche du podium du Cloud Computing. Cloudwatt s’est naturellement tourné vers Teddy Riner, quintuple champion du monde de judo et élu « Champion des champions 2012 » pour incarner les valeurs de performance, d’efficacité et de stabilité. Teddy Riner reflète parfaitement les ambitions de Cloudwatt : relever des défis nationaux, européens et mondiaux.
Teddy Riner est en deuxième année de Sciences Po mais a également un diplôme en informatique. « Je suis ravi de bientôt présenter les offres innovantes de Cloudwatt qui vont aider toutes les entreprises mais aussi les start-ups françaises » annonce Teddy.
« Teddy Riner est un athlète complet qui symbolise à la fois la sécurité, la puissance et une grande humanité », souligne Patrick Starck, Président de Cloudwatt. « A l’instar de ce grand sportif, Cloudwatt est une entreprise humaine, sécurisante et réactive face aux enjeux cruciaux que présente le Cloud Computing aujourd’hui pour tous les acteurs économiques. »
A propos de Cloudwatt Cloudwatt met la puissance numérique à la disposition des entreprises, petites et grandes, en fournissant des solutions performantes et innovantes de stockage des données et de calcul informatique avec une attention forte sur la sécurité, la transparence, la réversibilité, la localisation des données, le coût. Sa mission est de dynamiser les PME et autres acteurs professionnels en quête de nouveaux modèles économiques.
"Previously, Google Apps, a web-based attempt to challenge to Microsoft Office’s dominance of everyday enterprise tasks such as word processing and spreadsheet editing, was free of charge to firms with 10 or fewer staff. Google said that by charging $50 per user per year, £33 in Britain, it would be able to provide better support to businesses."
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Pierre Paperon's insight:
Temps de démasquer l'imposture ou fausse promesse, non ?
An old Grandfather, whose grandson came to him with anger at a schoolmate who had done him an injustice, said, "Let me tell you a story. I too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that have taken so much, with no sorrow for what they do. But hate wears you down, and does not hurt your enemy. It is like taking poison and wishing your enemy would die. I have struggled with these feelings many times."
He continued, "It is as if there are two wolves inside me; one is good and does no harm. He lives in harmony with all around him and does not take offense when no offense was intended. He will only fight when it is right to do so, and in the right way."
"But the other wolf, ah! He is full of anger. The littlest thing will set him into a fit of temper. He fights everyone, all the time, for no reason. He cannot think because his anger and hate are so great. It is hard to live with these two wolves inside me, for both of them try to dominate my spirit."
The boy looked intently into his Grandfather's eye and asked, "Which one wins, Grandfather?"
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"When President Obama considers how to mobilize opinion and persuade Americans to support his agenda, we can be sure he'll want to tap the power of changing minds by understanding what makes ideas go viral. In building support for tough, difficult issues such as deficit reduction and tax policy, the Obama team will want to know more about how buzz works in the brain...."