Most of us are working too hard. It is the path most travelled because we live in a society that values “busyness” and “perceived productivity” at the expense of effectiveness and sustainability. This cultural conditioning causes us to forget everyone’s best interests and over the long term leads to career dis-satisfaction and even burn-out.
Almost a century after the battles of the First World War ended, their consequences remain imprinted on the political maps of Europe and much of the Middle East. Did events justify Lloyd George’s claim in 1914 that the Kaiser could fall `by knocking away the props’; isolating Germany by defeating her partners? When Italy joined the Allies who was propping up whom?