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What motivates me?

Motivation is like love, it comes in different forms to people.

I’m not a lover of all material things, just some of them. I enjoy relaxing and I’m at peace mostly in natural surroundings, but still I’d have to say my vice is money.

In up’s and down’s money has been more prevalent in the good times. Sometimes I begin to wonder whether money makes the good times great. Then, there have been amazing times when money doesn’t even feature.

I’m only human. And you have to agree with me, money does make life a whole lot easier generally speaking.

People. Anyone who knows me personally would know that people motivate me. Not through persuasion, but actually just by being around, to be able to relate to, or not relate to. You fascinate me.

Experience is the next thing. I’ll admit to being wary, but I enjoy experiencing new things.

A random road trip to nowhere is my latest happy thought.

Oh ja, and I think this is adorable…



If I were the boss

The boss of a big corporate organisation would probably function something like this…

“Talk to to corporate (like a boss)
Lead a workshop (like a boss)
Remember birthdays (like a boss)
Direct workflow (like a boss)
My own bathroom (like a boss)
Micromanage (like a boss)
Promote Synergy (like a boss)
Hit on Debra (like a boss)
Get rejected (like a boss)
Send some faxes (like a boss)
Cry deeply (like a boss)
Demand a refund (like a boss)
Eat a bagel (like a boss)
Harrassment lawsuit (like a boss)
No promotion (like a boss)”

The above are lyrics (slightly altered here for PG purposes ;P) from a song called ‘Like a boss’ by The Lonely Island . This song connects with the stigma of a boss being that lazy guy at the top of the corporate food chain.

How many of you, in the beginning stages of your careers have experienced that feeling toward your boss?

The fact of the matter is, even if your boss may seem like a ‘slapgat’ (lazy-ass), the fact that you are happily employed and that business is flowing greatly is a sign of great leadership, because he’s employed the correct people to keep you satisfied!

RIGHT!? I’m sure that if you were in his position you would want to have your own bathroom too! Leadership is hard work, because it means making crucial decisions.

If I were the boss I would be loved by all my subordinates, because I’d never show them that I was actually doing nothing while watching them implement my brilliant ideas!

After all, once I brief them on what they have to do they work for the money I give them to live off! If I was an idiot I’d keep my cash for myself and run the business all on my own… and possibly die trying.

The business environment is a funny thing, but you have to admit you’re intrigued by the politics of it all.