Agape Workplace Initiative

7th Aug 2014

Selling Tomorrow's Rubbish

“The obverse of the incessant capitalist drive to produce new and newer objects is... the growing pile of useless waste, mountains of used cars, computers, and so on, like the famous aeroplane 'resting place' in the Mojave desert... In these ever growing piles of inert, dysfunctional 'stuff', which cannot but strike us with their useless, inert presence, one can, as it were, perceive the capitalist drive at rest.” (Zizek, The Fragile Absolute, Verso 2008, p38) How does one re-human...READ MORE
17th Jul 2014

Keep Calm and Go to Work

Today it has been announced that unemployment levels in the UK are at their lowest since 2005. I note that when governments are trying to resuscitate dying economies, work is talked about as though it were national service. There is militant language of retired people “re-entering the workforce,” or lament over the mothers who have “retreated from the workplace.” It all sounds a bit like a war effort. Concern for our national wellbeing seems to me like one good reason t...READ MORE

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Agapé Workplace Initiative is working primarily in Birmingham to nurture and challenge people working in all sectors of society to a life of integrity, creativity and servant-heartedness in their workplaces, where most Brits spend half their waking hours.

We run unique courses which help working people embrace new skills, clarify life goals, tackle stress and revitalize their relationships within the workplace.

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