A Long Overdue Brain Dump

Certainty is such a mirage. Predictability convinces me that I have stability, but when the disruption comes, I realise that I was simply taking comfort from probabilities. But that's what life is about, isn't it? The probability of everything. The probability of good fortune keeps us chasing and the probability of death stops us in … Continue reading A Long Overdue Brain Dump

CV Writing – Part 2 of 2

In the previous article we focused on what not to do in a CV, which in many ways should give you an idea as to what to do. However, to ensure that there are no incorrect assumptions around this, here's my list of key points that should be noted when compiling or updating your CV. … Continue reading CV Writing – Part 2 of 2

Uninspired

The ‘inspiration’ tag on Tumblr is really un-inspirational. I guess that’s a sure sign that I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel looking for something that will flirt with my imagination this evening. Work is becoming tedious, not because there isn’t enough to challenge me creatively, but because I work with people that fail to … Continue reading Uninspired

I can attest to the truth of this. We see it in the corporate environment throughout. Holding on to principles or ethics proves to be severe career limiting decisions these days.

Psychopaths flourish in top management positions as bad times persist

Erm…that’s like saying that if you’re a vegetarian and you stand in front of a raging bull, it won’t charge at you. Hmmm…nah, that won’t work. That’s like expecting life to treat you well just because you’re a good person. Hmmmm…nah, that doesn’t happen. So me thinks this is crap. (Source: http://only-the-unloved-hate.tumblr.com/)

I sit here and witness the endless cycle that has played out so many times before. First the engagement, then the enlightenment, the burst of enthusiasm coupled with commitment to common goals, followed by empowerment, only to be destroyed by shameless politics. This is the cycle that my career has gone through on more occasions … Continue reading

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