Archive for February, 2015

Why Valentine’s Day Could Sabotage Your Career

Groom, Chaiyut Phuamgphoeksuk, left and bride, Prontathorn Pronnapatthun right jump from a 3.5 meter high wedding cake, as a part of an adventure-themed wedding ceremony in Ratchaburi Province, Thailand, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, on the eve of Valentine's Day.

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This article first appeared, Friday February 2015 in The Ottawa Citizen 

Here’s one more good reason to join the camp of those who hate Valentine’s Day: it’s a sugary corporate symbol of the worst cultural ideas on love, dating and relationships – which, in addition to negatively affecting your personal happiness (think unrealistic expectation and the tyranny of trying to find “The One”) is also probably hurting your career.

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