https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10690727211002564?casa_token=O9E3vVPXjr4AAAAA%3Ahy-r5tMcVk-F5Jz6Ioq7KR66HH0eM1fwG9p-HPi5158gV5eiA9EQn-D9mTFxvrKKP3wVDLKCioKg Intolerance of uncertainty (IU) refers to the tendency to fear the unknown and to worry excessively about potential future...
"Rather than attempting to eliminate uncertainty, CTC [chaos theory of careers] interventions reframe uncertainty as a potential source of opportunities and emphasize openness, flexibility, and readiness to take advantage of unplanned events that often surround career decision making."
In 2004, "human capital" (German: Humankapital) was named the German Un-Word of the Year by a jury of linguistic scholars, who considered the term inappropriate and inhumane, as individuals would be degraded and their abilities classified according to economically relevant quantities.
The next time you feel time dragging by at work, try these tips to stay focused and combat your urge to stare at the clock.
Focus on your accomplishments, not your never-ending to-do list.
Don't allow your pending work tasks to submerge you in stress.
"The more you focus on what has happened successfully during the course of your day, the faster it will go by, because you're less overwhelmed by the next thing on the list and enjoying a sense of accomplishment instead," Crawford says.
And why this professor thinks we need a revolution.
I’m an anthropologist, and I can tell you there are plenty of societies where people work three or four hours a day. Most peasant societies worked that. You’d work 12 hours a day during harvest time and in the off-season you’d work two or three hours. The average medieval serf worked way less than we do, and the same is true of tribal societies around the world.
We imagine that if we take people’s work away, they’ll just sit around, drink beer, watch TV, and be depressed all day. But we just don’t have any experience of having time, but societies that do come up with all sorts of things to do.