Child's play

Webster, Adrian
July 2004
IT Training;Jul/Aug2004, p46
Trade Publication
The author, in this article, shares his observation about his life. He spent most of his career in the IT industry working in medium-sized companies. It always felt like tough times. Inspiration is normally associated with people who achieve incredible feats like sailing oceans or climbing mountains. But of far greater interest to him is the motivation ordinary people need to find on a daily basis to get out of bed and feel like making a difference in their workplace. He began creating an environment to help those around him feel good about themselves, inject some fun into the workplace and, in so doing, release some childlike qualities that seem to have been buried alive. Polar Bear Pirates are fun-loving but highly focused individuals who all have two things in common. They are firm believers in life before death and they know how to play the game and win. The game is about making the most of your time on this planet. It's about once again peering out at the world through a child's eyes and it's very much about being yourself and doing whatever it is you do best.


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