Unfair work distribution? Consolation of doing others’ work

Unfair work distribution

You would have encountered the situation whereby work that were supposed to be done by other colleagues/department gets allocated to you. I’ve met different types of colleagues in my working life (which you may be able to relate): The tai chi king and queens- those who try to justify and push their work to others. [...]

How to work in corporate life and not sell your soul

Corporate life

Some people may have the intrinsic realization that there are more to life than climbing the corporate ladder. However, one gets confused and torn when the people and media are portraying trying to convince us otherwise. If you have been feeling that, this article is for you. Perhaps you may resonate with my life experience [...]

A story of my teacher who was stuck teaching a subject that she hated

Physics teacher who hated physics

I would like to share the story of one of my teachers in high school. She became a teacher in my high school fresh out of teacher’s training college. As she was a junior teacher, she was assigned to teach Physics. And our class (form 4) was assigned to her. Now, that should not be [...]

Why Not Everyone Chooses to be Workaholic or Performer at Work

No such thing as perfect job

Everyone come to work to earn a living. In a working environment, there will be various mixture and variants of people- kind, nasty, naive, helpful, trustworthy, cannot be trusted, hardworking, lazy, reliable, responsible, self starter, etc. It’s no good to label someone as being lazy or lack of initiative just because the person does not [...]

When you are just too burnt out to even smile

Unhappy with job because it clashes with personal values

Period of prolonged stress and pressure robs even the most optimistic and cheerful person the ability to smile. All of sudden, the world seemed to be a depressing place with all the blood sucking vampires wanting something out of you. Sometimes we give and give and when things do not come back as expected, we [...]