Just some interesting things i learned along the way.
|Here's some things I've learned about a couple things of interest to me.
For anyone that liked dressing up and may have thought of going into the fashion industry. Obviously it's long hours, constantly being in the public eye, and daily duties throughout the day. Here's a little advice from some experts in the field.
Be careful with your social media prescence. As with the work force you never know who may be watching.
Put yourself out there, the world will never know your awesome if you keep yourself locked away.
Never be afraid to ask for help.
One travler to the Balkans had some interesting insight on their travels.
Some Serbian kids go to school only half the day.
Many Albanian couples date privately b/c of intense pressure to marry from family.
Some signs use Eng. Words b/c local lang. is too long or complicated.
Balkan men carry man bags.
Receits given for smallest purchases.
Tassie devil or taz the tasmanian devil is quite well known.
Eng. films subbed but not dubbed,possibly b/c too pricey.
Some cafes won't seat groups of men. Modern ones wanting to attract women and turn into a men's club.
Passengers avoid bus station tax by boarding bus around the corner from bus station.
Bus drivers always have an assistant.
Most cafes serve just drinks and wifi, sometims desserts.
Non-euro countries will often take the euro.
Shop keepers often round off bill then deal w/change.
Yoghurt is a popular drink.
Tea often herbal.
Every country has burek.
Talking to people can be hard, especially when you're dating. Here's some things you may be doing that's causing others to not like you.
Avoiding eye contact.
Telling raunchy jokes.
Talking way too fast.
Using your phone mid-conversation.
Offering unsolicited advice.
Overusing filler words.
Hijacking the conversation.
Being overly negative.
Offering insincere apologies.
Using controlling lang.
Open-plan office: Plus or bust?
85% of employees dissatisfied w/their workplace
31% higher productivity had by happy employees
77% employees felt flexible working aided productivity
Ave. office worker loses 86 minutes a day to distractions
Email/messaging use shot up by over 67% in open-plan offices
Employees spend 73% less time in face- to- face interactions
Strong office design can make employees up to 33% happier
58% of high achieving employees said they need more quiet workspaces
54% of high achieving employees find office enviornment "too distracting"
10 x fewer sick days are taken by employees who report being happy at work
Here are some common and not so common ways you can make money.
Communicate w/dead pets
Spiritual house cleansing
Get paid to wear t-shirts
Make your pet the next social media star
Sell weird toilet paper
Collect dog poop and deer pee
Pretend to be a patient (for med school students)
Be a test subject
Clean IMAX screens
Ice cream tester
Sell your coffee mugs
Sell your friendship- (rent a friend)
Sell pet rocks
Rent your shed
Sell your hair
Play video games for prizes
Milk snakes for venom
Paint Mackinac bridge
Lice removal technitian
Review "sensitive content" for google
Give away a book