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Over Qualified

“We are impressed by your experience and abilities, but we have chosen another candidate.  The reason is that your experience and abilities surpass our requirements.”  I have quoted almost literally from a real and frequent response nowadays. Have you already received such an answer?  If…

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In the mirror

Sometimes in order to know ourselves better and more objectively we need mirrors.  And sometimes we use models – characters who have entered eternity or quite contemporary, characters who attract our attention, envy or drive.  Magnetic poles of our aspirations. The mere contemplation of our…

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The Master

Good for us!  We are very informed, modern and confident in our ability to process reality and perhaps even use it to our advantage.  We think that our mighty contemporary age, full of bytes and gadgets, no longer touches the past.  Past generations are out…

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Fences

For as long as we can remember we have been surrounded and restricted by fences.  Toddlers are protected by cribs.  Schools have walls and fences that isolate the classes and impose strict rules of acceptable behavior.  At work there are work hours, precincts, procedures and…

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Digestive

Truth is a bitter medicine.  It can correct our life path, but it surely wrinkles our ego.  There is one more defect: it is usually administered by external factors.  The problems we face and we cannot solve (anymore), the friends willing to help by telling…

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Me … later

What do you want to be when you grow up? –the fierce question of adults trying to build a shy bridge of communication with kids.  And even if the answers of boys and girls busy with their toys are kept or not in the memory…

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Mistakes

I don’t think there are people wanting to fail:  without any doubt the straight line between desire and success is the all time favorite. Unfortunately our life is made out of comparable amounts of success and mistakes.  Inspirational speeches and books all praise success –…

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Seeing and believing

We rely much, sometimes excessively on sight.  We act much, sometimes excessively on belief.  We forget that seeing and believing are simply individual and imperfect mechanisms to process reality and transform it into perception. Our sight is dependent on individual anatomic factors.  The alignment, clarity…

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Gold and rubble

There is a lot of talk (only!) about the crisis of values.  As if somebody, something, somewhere, somehow will save us from this apparently subtle crisis that doesn’t really torment us.  While all sorts of crises – financial, political, and social – wrap us in…

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Travel

At least once a year it’s holiday time.  Young and not so young, financially relaxed or not quite, enthusiastic or stressed out – it’s high time we left “home”.  In the mountains or at seaside, towards any direction, by various transportation means, to different kinds…

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