In light of recent events, I feel it is only fair that I also acknowledge the positives that have unfolded for me. I have been allowed to leave the organisation two weeks earlier bundled with a compensation in lieu of notice. This was unexpected and wonderful news for me! I was going to offer HR … Continue reading Compassion wins
The tables have turned and the cards are in my favour. I am getting out of here. I feel the heavy weight lifted off my shoulder. I was asked if I wanted to stick around a little bit longer, but I care no more for the extra money or learning opportunities. I am more than … Continue reading This too shall pass.
I choose what I want to eat or drink, anything that fancies my mood because that is more predictable than yours. I choose who I want to be with or where I want to go during the one hour lunch because it's a breather from the 9 to 6 of being back in school or … Continue reading When work becomes disempowering, stand your ground.
Before I started work in my not-so-new job, I wrote down a list of reasons to remind myself of why I accepted the job, and also made a checklist to help me make a decision at the end of one year if I should stay or go. Here I am appraising my employer shortly after … Continue reading It’s not about me, but it needs to start with me.
I am on a bullet train and I have to transit at some interchange ahead to change lines. But I am so exhausted I let myself fall asleep anyway. I awake later to find that I have missed some stops and will now need to make a detour. The train has stopped at a station … Continue reading This is what stepping into my discomfort zone looks like.