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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
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AM/PM Session - 27 November 2018 - Why your boss crushes your ideas

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,081 Teacher
We read an article talking about why it's hard to get your ideas past your boss:

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170227-this-is-why-the-boss-will-crush-all-your-good-ideas

Vocabulary Top 10:

plea - a serious and emotional request for something

succumb - to stop trying to resist something

buy into something - to accept or believe (something) as true

keeping up with the Joneses - to show that you are as good as other people by getting what they have and doing what they do

boil down to (something) - to have (something) as the main or basic part

lukewarm - not enthusiastic : not having or showing energy or excitement

incredulous - not able or willing to believe something : feeling or showing a lack of belief

hundredfold - 100 times as much

modus operandi - MO; 'method of operation'; a usual way of doing something

malaise - a problem or condition that harms or weakens a group, society, etc; a slight or general feeling of not being healthy or happy



Have you ever tried to propose a new idea at work, but you couldn't get other people in the company to agree to it?
Have you been able to innovate at your work?
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