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Changing My Perspective

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The call ended at around 10 am. What was supposed to be a 30-minute meeting got extended for 60 minutes before the call finally ended. I was left flummoxed at the end of the conversation. Bewildered that my Project Director had to step in to support my team members and address their questions and give directions. I felt small. This past one year, as a Senior Manager, I have been feeling small at...

STUCK IN A RUT

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Yes, that’s me. I am the one who is stuck in the rut right now. The last couple of weeks, possibly the last 1-2 months I have been having this “stuck-in-the-rut” feeling. A douse of tiredness and a pinch of jadedness has crept in. Work has been piling up and I can’t bring myself to stay focused on the multitude of tasks at hand. This is always the case with me – I...

Taking it one day at a time

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So we argued once again. The same accusations and past grudges were brought up. It was painful to endure it over and over again. For the longest time, the chief complain has been I lacked the care and concern. I am not endearing. In my defense, I have no defense. There is some truth to it, but to hear it over and over again despite me also pulling my weight and bringing home the dough, I couldn’t...

And Then What?

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You reach your final destination called Colonia in that epic computer space game….and then what? You finish conquering some quest in the bug-squashing game you are currently playing….and then what? You try your best to solve the problem and deliver your project…while battling all the difficulties and challenges you faced….and then what? You reach that target savings you...

The Quarterly Review PART II

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Continuing from Part I The news from the doctor was generally positive. The tumour was there but its size wasn’t so threatening as thought and the Specialist was optimistic that the prescribed medications should help to reduce the size of the tumour. We were relieved and thankful that the size of the tumour was small. So no invasive surgery would be required. The next step now would be to...

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