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Work, ideal.  ---  .This section is about the ideal work situation.  ---  1/24/2006

Work, ideal.  ---  "An honest days work for an honest days pay."  "Pride in workmanship."  "Interesting work.  Useful work.  Meaningful work.  Satisfying work."  Are these work related concepts irrevocably lost to the past?  Did these concepts ever exist as anything more than an ideal?  Don't these things matter anymore?  I'm not ready to give up on the hopes for better work.  ---  12/22/2006

Work, ideal.  ---  Any job that does not make you suicidal is a good job.  ---  6/23/2006

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal (best vs. worst) job and worker.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal job.  Ideal company.  Ideal boss.  Ideal work environment.  Ideal co-workers.  ---  5/30/1998

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal work situation.  Working with people you get along with.  Doing work you believe in.  Its possible.  I've seen it.  I've done it.  You may even find the work interesting and challenging.  ---  6/20/2004  ---  *

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal work.  (1) Fun and enjoyable.  (2) Makes a difference in the world.  Doing something good, useful and important.  ---  11/15/2001

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal work.  Ideal job: imaginable; in this world; and in my life.  Ideal job for x person in y situation.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal worker: polite, dependable, responsible, ambitious, brown nose, consistency, stability, productivity.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal worker.  Brilliant, creative, temperamental, sensitive, problem solvers vs. droning, hard workers.  Those who can do both are rare.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal: own boss, time free, mind free, body free, energy.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal.  (1) Much done, high quality, quickly done.  (2) Psychological and physical power and endurance.  (3) Focus, drive, clear head, creativity.  (4) Efficiency, effectiveness.  (5) Productivity, quality.  (6) Speed, amount.  (7) Importance, value.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideal.  Business attitude and behavior.  Mature, business like, professional, serious, confident.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideally a person both thinks and does on the job.  Today some think and some do, few do both, and few are happy.  ---  12/30/1992

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideally, one wants to do work that makes a unique contribution.  One does not want to work a job where one can say, "Well, anyone could have done that."  ---  7/22/2006

Work, ideal.  ---  Ideals.  (1) Ideal boss.  Fair.  (2) Ideal subordinate.  Loyal.  (3) Ideal customer.  Calm.  (4) Ideal working environment.  Interesting.  (5) Ideal job culture.  Relaxed.  ---  10/4/1999

Work, ideal.  ---  In an ideal world work would be interesting and challenging.  You would make progress.  Your accomplishments would remain useful over time.  You would be well rewarded.  You would do what you like to do.  Be your own boss.  Cool co-workers.  Flexible tasks and hours.  Job security.  Short hours.  Safe environment.  ---  5/17/2002  ---  *

Work, ideal.  ---  The ideal job is a job that promotes social justice and environmental sustainability.  ---  12/15/2005

Work, ideal.  ---  The ideal work situation: No need to work on anything but your projects.  No need to waste time slaving for wages.  ---  12/16/2006

Work, ideal.  ---  Work at its best.  Provides a productive outlet for people.  A win-win situation that rewards the worker, employer, consumer, society and the earth.  ---  4/4/2004

Work, ideal.  ---  Work, ideal and actual.  (1) Ideally, work is a chance to help the world and make a living.  (2) In actuality, it is possible that one's work might enable an unjust system, and one might be exploited for low pay.  ---  7/25/2006

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