One day, Nolan was touring the ground to check on his operators. When one of them showed him that the inventory was low, Nolan proclaimed that ensuring the supplies was sufficient was not part of his main portfolio, even though he was the only one in the company doing it.
Companies exist not to fulfill employee's dreams, but to offer customers some value. As long as we're playing the role of an employee, the only certain thing we can derive from the work is the remuneration that is stated in the contract or law. Job satisfaction is not part of the package.
If you think the young employees are good "champions" for your newly implemented social media tools in the office, think twice.
Always be aware when you hear that a trainer is "nice", because if the trainer is good, people will not resort to the adjective "nice".
A highway collapsed, a pervert apprehended, a bystander to a crime called out, and never underestimate the power of peanuts.
The other day, I was posed with this complaint:
"There was this spinning class instructor, and he is not on his bike. He is just walking around telling his learners what to do. How unprofessional!"
If you think looking for an ideal job seems as exhausting as looking for a real love, they are indeed!
I was having an conversation in my mind, pretending I was talking to a distant colleague. The conversation revolved around the fact that I had been working late nights recently, on top of managing the usual pain from the daily grind. "There are so many idiots pissing you off all the time." My discouraging "colleague" [...]