cares about what you think you deserve.
in more work than the others will do you no good. You will raise expectations
and stress yourself out to meet the new standards you set for yourself.
said, you could put in all the work you want and still not be acknowledged
away from your co-workers in your free time. Avoid getting personal. No one
wants good for you, especially the people competing with you for money. Friendship
ends where business begins.
suggest improving on dumbshit processes and procedures. What if someone working
with you put those in place? Ask yourself if you really care enough to make a
fuss about it. Chances are you will go into meetings to discuss meetings to
discuss more meetings to discuss other meetings…. accept it.
think you’re irreplaceable. Yes, you’re doing a great job. But everyone is
replaceable. No one will remember your name about a week after you’re gone.
chase promotions and pay rises. Focus on minimizing your costs. No one can do
you any harm with low costs and enough in savings. Chasing money will not get
you anywhere. Seriously.
- It’s a
dog-eat-dog society. There’s always a winner and always a loser.
you are content with your personal life and have developed your own hobbies for
a long time, you will not care about things that don’t matter.
- In the
grand scheme of things as long as you get the bare minimum done, you will be
fine. Reduce all the stressors coming with corporate work.
is a toxin. It will kill you slowly if you do not choose your priorities.