Month: December 2017

Merry Christmas! 2017

Merry Christmas! 2017
Posted on December 25, 2017 in holiday / 0 Comments

(source) Merry Christmas everyone! This year I’ve got something fun. On my other blog, I made a post about the history and etymology of Christmas, and it’s pretty interesting so go check that out. But that’s not quite as fun as what I’ve got over here. I made a word search using some of the key terms that I wrote about in the other post. The word search is below, so you can print it out and see how many words you can find. If you’ve got them all, let me know in the comments! […]

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Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams

Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams
Posted on December 20, 2017 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main points This book is very different from the others. It is in the style of a handbook, so there aren’t page numbers, but there are sections and subsections. It includes a number of comics in each section, as usual, but there are no personal anecdotes, which sort of makes sense because this is coming from Dogbert and not Scott. It is also a bit more cynical than the rest, because while the other books only hint at the incompetence of management incidentally, often just one of the many problems contributing to the messed-up corporate […]

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The Joy of Work by Scott Adams

The Joy of Work by Scott Adams
Posted on December 13, 2017 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main points This was a real good one. It’s less about work and more about ways to find humour at the expense of others. That’s a paraphrase of the subtitle and really all there is to sum it up. The lessons can apply to many areas of life. There are lessons on how to be creative and a number of great pranks you can play. There are also good ways to deal with all types of horrible people that you wouldn’t want to interact with but unfortunately have to. Of course, none of these suggestions […]

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The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams
Posted on December 6, 2017 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main points This book was the best. It was funny all the way through. I learned a lot, too. I learned that corporate life is very little getting things done and a lot of talking about the things that need doing. There is so much to the corporate world that isn’t work. I also learned a lot of jargon, too. At first it amazed me that such lingo was actually used, but then I realised that it doesn’t necessarily mean that the users are saying anything important. You can use a lot of lingo and […]

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