Today’s Solutions: October 05, 2022

Total number of posts: 22166

'Chemotherapy helps cure

'Chemotherapy helps cure cancer... and the earth is flat'

Cancer is perhaps the most feared disease in our modern society. For many it's a death sentence, as effective treatments are scarce. Lothar Hirneise travelled the world in search of successful methods of treatment. His discovery: anyone can find a solution to cancer. But brazen confidence is an Read More...

Good work

Good work

Fine, so you no longer want to sit in an office from nine to five, watching the clock and wondering why time passes so slowly. You want to be free from the stress and chaos of your present job, and wouldn't mind a weekend off now and again. You want to lose the feeling that you're working yourself Read More...

In search of your calling

In search of your calling

If you're not sure what kind of work you are looking for, it may be useful to ask yourself some questions.Tijn Touber | October 2003 issue 1. What (or who) makes me jealous? Although jealousy may not be the best of qualities, it tells you something about yourself. You might envy the teacher who has Read More...

'I encourage people to go

'I encourage people to go on holiday'

ING Chairman Ewald Kist doesn't want you to be a workaholic. Jurriaan Kamp | October 2003 issue He employs 115.000 people worldwide. His company is in the middle of an intensely competitive battle within the international financial world. You would think that Ewald Kist could use every hour his Read More...

Senseless yet meaningful

Senseless yet meaningful

You don't have to wait to be told or paid to do something meaningful.Tijn Touber | October 2003 issue It all began in 1982 when Anne Herbert wrote the words ‘practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty’ on a placemat in a local Sausolito (California, United States) restaurant. Read More...

The old and the new Tijn

The old and the new Tijn

Tijn Touber asks where 'I' ends and where 'you' begins.Tijn Touber | October 2003 issue Twenty years after I had left, I was back in the country where I had spent a substantial part of my youth: America. I saw my old school and strolled along streets where I once played My old friends said I had Read More...

Beefeaters

Beefeaters

Nirej Sekhon describes his experiences as a school boy from a traditional Indian family, who is introduced to the American beef culture.Nirej Sekhon | October 2003 issue Chicken-fried steak was among the more unyielding mysteries of my American boyhood. My school cafeteria served a vast array of Read More...

Fight for the commons

Fight for the commons

US innovators and creators join forces to reform copyright laws. Luke Disney | October 2003 issue The advent of the Internet has led to a boom in the free exchange of ideas and code among software developers. For other creators and innovators outdated copyright laws continue to thwart the Read More...

Soul power

Soul power

Nonviolence is the weapon of the brave.Thomas Moore | October 2003 issue This month’s guest columnist: Thomas Moore, a former Catholic Monk and author of several books including Care of the Soul en Original Self. Peace is not the absence of conflict or aggression. It is the transformation of Read More...

The creative process

The creative process

Whether in literature, engineering, information technology, or in love -- the creative process, according to Paulo Coelho, follows the same pattern: the cycle of nature.Paulo Coelho | October 2003 issue Whether in literature, engineering or information technology – or, indeed, in love – the Read More...