A designer named Stefan Sagmeister gives a talk on the Power of Time Off. Most interesting is his idea of taking sabbaticals (and closing his shop) every 7 years, to enjoy retirement interspersed with a lifetime of work.
Real estate sources said the Southport, Conn., developer reportedly has a 120,000-square-foot lease deal with Cengage Learning, a developer of educational technologies and support products that previously operated as Thomson Learning. Cengage will be the first office tenant in the redeveloped Channel Center complex in South Boston.
Julia Phillips, Oscar-winning producer on Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Sting, writes:
When a job comes up on the set that no one else has to do, according to job definition, the producer gets to do it. This comes up on a regular basis, usually because someone else didn’t do his job, didn’t do his job well, or didn’t think of the job in the first place.