I just feel like sharing my thoughts on being courageous and fearless at this very moment – to gain the understanding that you can have all the great ideas in the world, but all ideas are free until you decide to act on them.
I could be generalising, and I don’t mean to be offensive – just speaking from personal perspectives: As a woman, I just need more attention. I don’t mean that we are screaming princesses who are constantly throwing tantrums. It’s just that we need to feel reassured, acknowledged and appreciated more often, and perhaps in a more apparent way than our male counterparts. I don’t know about you, but I find it hyper-frustrating that men and women resolve issues in such different ways, and this is expressed in the strengths and skillsets we generally exhibit.
People, just like you, are going to let you down. You’re going to sow into someone’s life so completely, and realise one day that it was a one-way street. That while you can choose to give unconditionally of your time and of yourself, it may just be an entitlemnet to someone else. So here are the questions I am going to ask myself from today onwards…
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Disclaimer: a lot of what I have so far done has been possible only because I stood on the shoulders of Giants like Joelle Pang and Ciaran Lyons (a friend and mentor to both Joelle and I). Joelle has a fantastic blog documenting her entrepreneurship journey and I…
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The best advice I can give is really to just take it easy in our first few jobs. Most of us don’t end end up being the lucky few who hit the career jackpot and retire in the same company as the one they first joined. Also, you’ll be in for a rude shock when you realise amost nothing you learnt in university is applicable or that useful at work, and also that your “dream” job feels quite like one of the nightmares you only read/hear about.
I know everyone has different philosophies when it comes to running a business, or what kind of employee they want to be. I can go on for at least 100,000 words on the things I don’t agree with, but in the essence of time, here are just three that I really don’t get when it comes to the work place, with a focus on startups.