Source: Lower Your Expectations
Lapham’s Quarterly is exploring the history of advice through the ages and into modern times in a series of readings and essays. An example of ancient advice is “Family Instructions,” a twenty-chapter book of advice written by Yan Zhitui, a Chinese polymath and politician who served three successive imperial regimes in northern China.
Microsoft has decided not to grant salary increases to full-time employees this year, citing “tumultuous economic conditions”. Although hourly employees and some certain roles would still receive it, bonuses and stock awards would be trimmed this year.