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Am I supposed to feel joy over a PowerPoint presentation?


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by Esther O'Moore Donohoe
21st Oct 2021

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With so many of us thinking now is the time to hand in our notice, Esther O’Moore Donohoe wonders if everyone is supposed to be passionate about their jobs

Currently, I am sitting at my desk dressed like someone who stockpiles canned goods in advance of an apocalypse. Overall, my look is “Character From A Christmas Carol If Ebeneezer Scrooge Had Forked Out For Noise-Cancelling Headphones”. I bet if nine-year-old Esther saw me, she’d ask “Oi! Where are your pinstripe suit and your corner office? I thought you were meant to be a grown-up, loser?’’ To her I’d simply say “I may never get...

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