My 12 weeks in the UK, NL, BEL, FRA, ITA were full of hard knocks. Tweeted much re that. So have the 2 weeks (back) in GRE. It has been a hard 7 days because I thought there was something wrong with my health. Turns out I am fine but I keep the lessons learned! We tend to think we are like companies, ie we live in perpetuity. Being aware every day that we are not, leads to better life management, ime.
Today I heard that another one of my bosses (good and bad times) in the 1990s passed away, this one this week. I shall miss him too.
Some years ago a friend accused me that I care too much about old people compared to young ones. Not true. I care much for both. But I feel that in this hard day and age, society has somewhat abandoned old people. I think old people, 80s+ are very cool and interesting. I also think that old people are very cute and lovely humans. And full of memories and wisdom to share with us.
Why both are bad trends? Because IMO there shld be a healthy mix, Plus today's trend not good news for humans in general! The current high market value for stamina reflects a de-humanization of work and the economy in general. Are we headed towards IRobot humans?
My MBA with heavy electives in Finance does not prevent me from considering our times as too financial. A new type of middle ages.