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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 was told that settling is the worst thing I can do to forward my career. I agree. A lot of us experience this temptation daily, especially when we become contented with our work (and the pay). I believe that we should keep growing and keep looking towards the next step in our career. As long as we’re not interested in our work, at least.
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Quitters are losers

I was always afraid to quit. For me, quitting was never an option. Quitting made me feel like I disappointed myself and the other people around me who were expecting me to succeed. But I’m sure it’s not just me who felt that way. I’m sure you’ve had trouble quitting, too.

The good news is, it’s not our fault. Quitting has never been easy for us in our society. Since childhood, we were taught to never give up. We were always given the examples of people who never gave up on their dreams, reaping countless blessings as their reward for persevering. The adage “try and try until you die” shows our mindset as a society–that quitting is for losers.

It’s no surprise that quitting makes us feel guilty.
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