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What is a skill? It is something we pick up from doing work. Something that we can specialize in. Examples are typing really fast. Or coming up with a kickass, interactive, alluring presentation in the form of a Marketing Plan or Business Case. It is a result in itself.

What is a competency? It is our ability to do something, something we are good at. Examples are being good at handling people, or being good at synergy (like a baws) and integrating things into a solid idea. It is not necessarily a result in itself, but it leads to quality results. Read the rest of this entry »

My (now) ex boss asked me earlier: “So how does it feel, leaving your first job?”
I corrected her, “My first company, you mean? This is my third job in this company.”

To put it simply, it’s like a breakup. Read the rest of this entry »

I recently moved to a new job within the same company and this is how it happened.

Luck was on my side. If there is a God, then he’s blessed me. Or perhaps the Tao made me flow along right path. Or maybe the vast ocean of life pushed me towards the sky. Or, pragmatically, maybe hard work really just pays off.

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