I Almost Dropped the Soap
Regular followers of Encouraging-People know that I began a new career a few months ago. Being excited and in love with my new career life path, I saw work through rosy-colored glasses. In careers and with love & marriage, the honeymoon of my new job has halted. The hard work of career-marriage has begun,
To be successful, the agency assigned a mentor for my professional development. But alas, things are not always as they seem. After I almost dropped the soap, the wolf-in-sheep's clothing almost ravished me from the rear.
Being naive, I skipped along the path to passionate-production. Little did I know; the system is not designed to succeed or fail. It is designed for uniformity and conformity. All systems are the same...systems are machines -- Organizational Machinations!
I Can See Clearly Now
A wise philosopher once said: to win the baseball game, one must know the rules of the game. Businessman and entrepreneur, Charles Givens added: when one doesn't want to play by the rules, one must get one's own team...and make up new rules for others to follow. Sage advice, don't ya think?
I anticipate a long, 10-20 year career inside the agency. It's OK; I'll survive and thrive. It's easy; why? Because, alas, I know the rules of the game and how to play. Teaching Point: Don't Drop the Soap!