Navigating the workplace

A friend of mine called me late at night last friday evening. I was initially pretty startled by her call as I wasn’t expecting it, and I was getting ready to sleep. I answered the call. And oh boy, I think it was a good thing I did. She was sobbing at the other end…

Compassion at the work place

An uncle of a colleague passed on earlier this week. It was an upsetting event and I passed her my condolences. The passing of a love and close one is always one of the hardest ordeal to overcome for anyone and words alone are insufficient to describe the feelings, and little can be said to…

Minimising negativity towards work

Mark Twain once said “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. Wow…. isn’t that awesome? But wait, I don’t quite love my job. How am I going to enjoy work? I am sure this is a problem that many of us in the rat race…

The blues at work

As regular monday approaches, most of us will probably dragged our feet out of the houseĀ – the dreadful “Monday blues” at work. Monday blues exists mainly because of work, or it could be due to any regular set of activity that you are required to engage in but dread. But why do we dread work…