Feb 11, 2018 • 12M

TDL089 The Practical Man

 
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The Sunday Letters Podcast is the weekly audio newsletter from organisational psychologist Larry Maguire on the meaning & purpose of daily work and our oftentimes paradoxical relationship with it. We explore how human beings may break free from tiresome means-to-an-end labour and finally take command of their own working lives. Topics include solo working, careers, entrepreneurship, economics, society and culture. Content follows the written newsletter, which goes out to subscribers every Sunday.
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The Wisdom Of A Practical Man As a young naive apprentice, I had the benefit in my training of the wisdom of a practical man and master of his craft. “Assumption is the mother and father of all fuckups young man”, he said once as he stared beyond me dismissively. What he actually said was; you’re a fool, but that’s ok you’re supposed to be. It was like he wanted to show me my own stupidity, to be aware of it because without that realisation I couldn’t learn from him. Or anyone else for that matter. Sunday Letters Coming Up... • Sunday Letters Pt1: The Wisdom Of The Practical Man • Sunday Letters Pt2: The Wisdom Of The Practical Man --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message