Featured Internet Work

Stop To Email

Mailing allows us to get work done quickly with people across cities, across buildings, across work-stations (J), across geographies. However, without the emotional signs and social cues of face-to-face or phone interaction, it’s more possible to be misunderstood. Also, mindless emailing overstuffs everyone’s inboxes. Let us try Mindful Emailing. With a few mails during the week. Or all of them. COMPOSE an email. STOP to take one long deep breath. Pay attention to the breath.

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Featured History Work

The Origins Of International Worker’s Day – May 1

May 1, 1886, Haymarket Square, Chicago, United States of America (USA). A peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour working day. An unknown individual threw a bomb at the police as they were busy dispersing the public. The blast followed by gunfire resulted in the death of seven and left many others wounded. Known as the Haymarket Affair, the origins of International Worker’s Day (May Day/Labour Day) lies in this very event.

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