Tag Archive: difficult

Mar 15

Why Are You Settling for Less Than You Deserve?

“The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.” ― Thomas Merton I had this colleague back in my previous team who was always agitated come appraisal time and he was consistent in all the three years we’ve worked together so as his supervisor, I decided to talk to him about his career goals …

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Feb 23

How to Recover from a Stressful Situation

“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free We were on our way back to Manila from an amazing weekend with our relatives this past Sunday when my wife noticed something leaking just below our car’s engine. “It’s leaking again …

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Sep 15

The Danger of Being Comfortable

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd I have always been amazed with people’s reactions when they learn of my 10-year tenure in the call center industry.  Whether it be in interviews or casual conversations, it’s almost without fail that I get a “wow” from …

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Jun 13

Difficult But Not Impossible

“The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.” ― Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers My first job fresh out of college was with a call center.  I spent two years doing email support before getting hired to do phone support for Adobe programs.  It was a job I truly loved not only because of …

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