Posts Tagged“success”

I remember my childhood and like most other kids on this planet, I detested, according to my mother, any ‘green’ food. Eating would have been more enjoyable if my mother wasn’t watching me like a hawk. Have you ever had to pray that the person who prepared your meal with love would find something better to do while you ate? “Don’t leave this table if you don’t finish everything on your plate.” She’d say. I’d be balling and gaging sometimes for good measure, “But I don’t want to,” with my mouth stuffed with green mush. “We don’t waste food in…

Last week, I began a series A Different World. I hope that each post in this series will remind us of the basic stuff we already know to do–maintaining certain decorum in the work environment so that our light can shine even brighter. I also hope that these posts help us even in a minuscule way to navigate human interaction in this different world whilst still upholding a good reputation. In Part I  I shared some remarks on keeping a neutral stance when dealing with cliques at school/work. I also wrote about the value of respect to our peers regardless of whether or…