According to a Christian legend, there was a priest, who conducted marriages that were against the orders of the Roman emperor. As a consequence he was executed. However, before that he’d fallen in love a woman whom he’d cured from blindness. The last contact he’d ever made with her was a love letter signed ‘ From your Valentine’. This message …
What’s really behind the global rise in working longer and longer hours. By José Luis Peñarredonda BBC Capital 24 August 2018 It makes accidents more likely, boosts stress levels, and even causes physical pain. But the real problem is that many people just can’t afford not to do it. According to latest International Labour Organization statistics, …
The compelling case for working a lot less Mastering ‘active rest’ is far harder than it looks, but there are good reasons why we should keep working at it. By Amanda Ruggeri 5 December 2017 BBC Capital When I moved to Rome from Washington, DC, one sight struck me more than any ancient column or …
-biti fleksibilan, improvizirati A: Are we meeting at noon tomorrow?” B: Around then. I have to run some errands in the morning, so let’s play it by ear.
-odluka donesena na razumu I could save that man’s life with a simple marrow donation, it was a brainer.
Also: right off the bat -odmah, smjesta Right off the bat, I could tell that the plan had no chance of success.
Five Basic Principles for Better Negotiation Skills by Tania Gomez – MBA, Writer, Blogger, and TV Producer Specializing in LATAM Markets (Published on Linkedin, on September 9, 2014) “In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate” Chester L. Karrass. The art of negotiating is needed in the everyday life. …
-take action which you cannot reverse Even though you’re quitting your job tomorrow, try not to burn your bridges. You never know when you’ll need help in the future.
-to have lots of money Her last boyfriend was a high-earning broker with money to burn.
-focusing on something trivial during a crisis Organizing these files is like fiddling while Rome burns,the boss won’t care what they look like when he finds out we lost that big client!
-have something go wrong; to suffer unpleasant results of an action, especially loss of money, so you do not want to do the same thing again She’d invested extensively in stocks and got her fingers burned when the market collapsed.
-work late into the night Denise has been burning the midnight oil trying to finish this report, so she must be exhausted.
-have money that you want to spend Don’t wait until the money’s burning a hole in your pocket, plan ahead.
-doći do kraja, iscrpiti sve opcije Simon just knew when he had maxed out. Something in his body told him to stop.