choice

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 [...]

Should you accept that job promotion or better offer?

Once a friend called me up to ask for my opinion on whether she should be accepting a better job offer with higher pay, title and responsibility. That got me thinking to write about this post- because I was once in a crossroad just as my friend was in.  A good pep talk from someone [...]

You can take the wrong course but don’t end up in the wrong job

You can take the wrong course but not the wrong job

When we are schooling, decisions are normally made for us. Our parents would decide what is the best stream (science and art) to go to. For some kids, they have been groomed from a very young age to be a doctor, engineer, accountant, etc. Some follow the path that their parents lay out for them. [...]

From bad boy to businessman to a contended salaried worker

Happy as a salary worker

Once, a person who worked in the same office building as me shared with me some experience about his life and how he has developed optimism in life and faith in God. When he was young, he was a bad boy- he was involved in gangsterism and have beaten people up. He had also done a [...]