Archive for the Work Category

Independence Day

There are times during ones life when a situation for whatever reason simply isn’t working out and the best thing to do for both parties is to just walk way. I was hoping to do that today — but alas I must wait until next week.

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Plan B

Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and moderator of “Meet the Press apparently died a few hours ago of a heart attack. A young 58, his untimely death is further proof that we all need to live every day to the fullest. Tomorrow is not promised; not even for those who are much loved and larger than life.

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Kiva.org

Frustrations with corporate life sometimes has me secretly thinking about starting my own business. Yet I have not taken the leap to become an entrepreneur, as despite the challenges, there are lots of benefits working for a large organisation — not least of which is the steady pay check. However, for some people in other parts of the world, starting a business isn’t about getting away from corporate drama or even fulfilling some life goal, it is a matter of survival. That is why I have finally taken the plunge to become a loaner at Kiva.org. I became aware of […]

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Pastures New

February flew by too quickly! At the beginning of the month I handed in my resignation at work. This wasn’t the easiest thing in the world as I really like the people I work with but after 5 ½ years it was definitely time to move on. Mainly as there are things I wish to achieve personally and professionally and after serious reflection, came to the realisation that this required moving to pastures new. I had hoped that I would be immediately sent on garden leave, however, as I wasn’t going to work for a competitor, I was required to […]

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Show Me The Money!

According to a recent Global Compensation Planning Report published by Mercer Consulting, UK white-collar workers are slated to get on average about a 1 percent salary increase in 2008. Yikes! That is awfully low. Of course, with the pound being so strong, I suppose that 1% is worth more than the 2% that say US workers will get.

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