I didn't like the job of a hawker too. I find it dirty, having to clear the leftovers food every night.
Fast forward to now, I am a successful "office worker", in my parents' eyes, staying in the comfort of air - con room as we work. ( not true for teachers )
Readers will know I tend to whine and complain ocassionally. But recently, I really have to take my hat off 2 colleagues. Both nearing retirement age.
We are all overwhelm with work but these 2 seniors have more projects at hand than me. One of them told me she has been sleeping at 2 am for the past few weeks.
Wow. Staying up till 2 am to blog and do what we like is a totally different thing from staying up to clear deadlines.
Another colleague and I were in charge of the running of the examinations. It was a lot of work and she being the head is coughing badly for the past week. When the exams are over, I thought she would take a short "MC".
Nope, her voice is coarse now with all the coughing and she still reports to work.
It is definitely not because of money. She has several properties under her name and one of which is a landed property. Humble, she did mention she can retire anytime.
I also know of teachers who are passionate and have a calling to do their best for the kids. But the work we are doing is hardly energizing and it's taking a lot of time away from the pupils.
Why are they doing this if not for passion or money?
I think it's sheer grit.
Whether that serve any higher purpose I have no comments, but they sure earn my respect.
But I would not want to emulate them
With all due respect.
commitment. discipline. hard work. i think this has been ingrained in the older generation's DNA. its missing in the rest of us. we don't view life the same way.ReplyDelete
I heard comments about younger workers irresponsible and calculative.
But personally, I believed besides the innate character, it is also a issue of culture and chemistry between workers and boss.
Also I have seen "nuan" older workers. But those who pianz, really cannot compare
Being on the other fence, I notice the younger workforce born in 80s on wards are getting smarter in office. Older folks like me deem them as street smart... Can't take training from menial time consuming tasks.. Something to reflect will it bring out the enduring nature 忍耐 in us?ReplyDelete
Hi on earth,Delete
I belong to the "young" generation. We will ask what is it in for me. No it doesn't have to be measured in terms of money, it could be satisfaction and pride etc.
We ask why and if is it worth it ....
I am sure the older generation ask the same questions but the sense of "responsibility" override all noises ....
I guess fr the fence of employer, to would like both in the workplace
Do you need to increase your credit score?ReplyDelete
Do you intend to upgrade your school grade?
Do you want to hack your cheating spouse Email, whatsapp, Facebook, instagram or any social network?
Do you need any information concerning any database.
Do you need to retrieve deleted files?
Do you need to clear your criminal records or DMV?
Do you want to remove any site or link from any blog?
you should contact this hacker, he is reliable and good at the hack jobs..
contact : cybergoldenhacker at gmail dot com
I'm 61 years old. I contracted hpv in 2011' I has be taking lot treatment for it and embarrassed some months ago the wart stated coming out seriously, I used lot recommendation because there was lot warts around my anus and was so . but today I'm totally happy I got the virus eliminated by using natural treatment from Dr Onokun herbal center after his treatment I got cured. all the warts went away' seriously believed Dr. Onokun he have the cure for human papillomavirus because he has eliminated hpv been in my body since 2011, Dr. Onokun make it possible for me. Here is Dr. Onokun email: Dronokunherbalcure@gmail.com or page at: https://www.facebook.com/naturaltreatmentcenter1 or WhatsApp him via +1 ( 323 ) 689 3594 he is welled capable of curing terrible diseases.ReplyDelete
Fashion photographers have an exiting, glamorous career. Do you have what it takes to become a successful fashion photographer in a cut throat industry? SafeReplyDelete
From risky business to power couple partnership, discover how couples everywhere are learning the secrets to running a successful business together while deepening their relationship. Find out more about how couple entrepreneurs are building the lifestyle of their dreams and protecting their assets by starting a business, growing their relationship and learning to achieve success together. Office assistantReplyDelete
Ever wanted to know what a singleplayer game is? Could you face cyber bullying when playing a singleplayer game? Are there benefits to being in singleplayer mode? Teenpreneur explains the world of singleplayer games. popular discord serversReplyDelete
Beauty spells are the most important need of a young girl. These spells are meant to make you beautiful. Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, as some poet once said, but beauty spells are something that can really spice up your complexion and beauty. Magick can be used to induce beauty within the individuals. Joseph HobbsReplyDelete
When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new feedback are added- checkbox and now every time a remark is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any approach you’ll be able to remove me from that service? Thanks! custom signsReplyDelete
Dergh.com is a social networking website that provides a safe platform for everyone. Our mission is to help people find and share anything from topics to messages. Dergh.com supports public and private messaging, profiles, pictures, search, notification, multimedia, polls and much more make friendsReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit 출장마사지ReplyDelete
Starting a business is tough.. no exaggeration. To start and run a business is both nerve-racking, petrifying.. and a dozen other emotions. It doesn't matter if you are drafting the initial business plan, just opened the doors, or been around for awhile. Planning will alleviate much of the risk, but not all. You can't control everything in life, nor in business. Want to grow your company? Here are five guidelines to help you do that. buy wise accountReplyDelete
Digital Marketing Agency located in Point Pleasant New Jersey. Specializing in Lead Generation, Funnel Building and Website design to attract high quality clients for businesses. Lead GenerationReplyDelete
Starting a small business or a home-based business is not something that should be entered into lightly. More often than not you'll go through a long period languishing while trying to make your business viable 출장ReplyDelete
Many business owners are burned out, stressed, bored with their business, and ready to move on. Do you recognize any of these 9 common signs that it's time to sell your business? Do you have a comprehensive exit strategy in place to help you if and when you DO decide to sell? In this article, a well-known business acquisition expert tells you what to watch out for when you think you might be ready to sell your business. 출장안마ReplyDelete
People all around the world play games online or have interest in playing different games while sitting online in front of the computer screens. Usually the online games people play is through Facebook apps or other social networking web sites. Playing online game is a very interesting and entertaining time pass and helps kill the boredom when there is nothing to do. 텍사스홀덤ReplyDelete
"This is a fashion week with a cause" as declared by Mr. Yudhajit Dutta, organizer of the fashion extravaganza called Kolkata fashion and lifestyle week (KFLW). This year the event will have a different story to tell. بوركينيReplyDelete
Did you know that most business owners market their business using 'default marketing'? Default marketing is where a business owner looks at what his competition are doing (or other types of businesses) and copies them. Why do we mistakenly believe that OTHER PEOPLE know more than we do? Why do we think that THEIR Social Media Marketing MUST be working (while ours isn't)...? And lastly, why do we think that the way we marketed a product or service twenty years ago will work the same way today in Social Media? Local internet marketing agencyReplyDelete
Small businesses aspiring for growth need to keep an eye on performance improvement through online business training courses. To measure up to the ever evolving business world, small businesses need new skills to facilitate workforce gains and to generally meet the competent needs of operations in tandem with its competitors. Human Design RelationshipsReplyDelete
People all around the world play games online or have interest in playing different games while sitting online in front of the computer screens. Usually the online games people play is through Facebook apps or other social networking web sites. Playing online game is a very interesting and entertaining time pass and helps kill the boredom when there is nothing to do. pggame365ReplyDelete
More and more small businesses today are using online business directories to their benefit. If you run a small business, you likely spend a great deal of your time thinking about your marketing plan. online business directories can be a great addition to your current small business marketing strategy. online business directories can help your small business expand its website traffic, increase the likelihood that your website will be found by interested visitors and increase your bottom line. If you haven't taken a look at online business directories and considered how your small business could use them to increase its market presence, then now is the time to start! income tax preparationReplyDelete
You are about to learn about a review tip offered to a local business CEO about who was assassinating their reputation and possibly causing the business to lose profits right from the businesses bottom line, which could possibly be happening in your business? I was going to wait for the CEO to reply after my initial contact but I knew this person was busy so I wanted to give the CEO all the facts up front to make any decisions on in this matter that had to be made. account bookkeepingReplyDelete
It seems like everyone is jumping on the designer bandwagon these days. And why not? The fashion industry is sexy - fashion shows, parties, celebrities, recognition, and even fame go along with a career in fashion. fashion model agency londonReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit a course in miraclesReplyDelete
The program My Shopping Genie is owned by a company called MyNet Universe, they are currently moving into their third year of existence. While this may not mean much to you, this means a ton to the savvy business owner. diamond braceletsReplyDelete
There are few business credit building companies out there, however, those that are out there are taking advantage of the lack of knowledge from the general public regarding business credit and how to get a business loan. DON'T LET THEM RIP YOU OFF! acimReplyDelete
Earning substantial profit is the main objective of every business and for this it is imperative that your business grows in significant direction keeping pace with changing scenario. Because, if a businessmen continues to follow conventional methods of conducting business he might not be able to stay even in competition with his contenders and may lag in competition. For the continuous growth of business it is indispensable to keep a strict eye on every change taking place across the business world. living miracles storeReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit concealed handgun license classes texasReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit a course in miracles authorsReplyDelete
Howdy sir, you have a really nice blog layout , 무료중계ReplyDelete
Dergh.com is a social networking website that provides a safe platform for everyone. Our mission is to help people find and share anything from topics to messages. Dergh.com supports public and private messaging, profiles, pictures, search, notification, multimedia, polls and much more. dergh.comReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit Noodol mediaReplyDelete
I'm about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 - even when the bank says "NO!" and even if you don't have perfect credit عسيرReplyDelete
Ecommerce software will encourage customers to use your simple interface to place orders for your products and service. The best ecommerce software will also allow you to simplify your tracking and purchase management through features implemented on the administration side of the site. ECOMMERCE WEBSITE AGENCYReplyDelete
How to set up the ecommerce shopping cart software tools on your web site to handle the purchases of your customers and how to do set them up in a way that is smart, efficient and cost effective. Utilizing a ecommerce shopping cart software solution frees you of the burden of setting up and managing your shopping car, credit card processing and sales management functions so you can concentrate on what you do best, providing products and services for your customers. B2B PODCAST AGENCYReplyDelete
Wholesale fashion jewelry has a magnetic attraction for new entrepreneurs. Five selling tips provide a timeless formula for growing fashion retail businesses. lip blushReplyDelete
Deciding to start a business can be one of the most exhilarating decisions you make in your life. We are living in a world wherever everyone wants to make extra money and add to his income. Most people have achieved this by acquiring great business ideas. When one starts up a company, he must be ready to meet competition. It is important to note that you would not need to become rich or popular to succeed in business but have to think smartly. But there are a lot of moving parts and many different elements to consider. daceasyReplyDelete