14 Sep '11, 6am

Slow Business: A Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Lives : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Slow Business: A Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Lives : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

• Who you are matters. Work should be a meaningful expression of individuals. And any job description that doesn't allow this should be rewritten. • The rest of your life matters. When people bring their Blackberries everywhere and work until 10pm, it creates the sense that work is the most important aspect of our lives. When you slow down, you enable others to do the same. • Relationships matter. Being businesslike doesn't mean being less human. Let's acknowledge work is a part of life and start savoring the opportunities we have to develop real friendships (beyond small talk). • Joy matters. It's 2009, we're supposed to be evolving. Why should any humans be expected to spend large amounts of time not enjoying themselves? • Love matters (i.e., let's stop letting money drive our experiences as human beings) Work is more than a means to an end -- it is part of how we relate...

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