One often wonders, especially on Fridays when productivity is not a priority, what else could I be doing? Is there a job out there where I won’t bitch and whine? Is it possible to find work which will make my soul dance? On some days, I can muster up a few options, but mostly the… Continue reading Friday Musings
What I remember of my life in India has mostly disappeared. There is hardly anything that I still recognize. My friends and I use to ride our bikes for hours through every nook and cranny of Ahmedabad. Now those places are stuffed with apartment buildings, shops, and malls. I am happy to see the progress… Continue reading Once upon a time in India
Today was a Meeting-Marathon Friday. I have these once or twice a month when from 10:00am to 1:00pm I listen to attorneys, underwriters, and clients battle out the terms of a new loan in my portfolio. If I cared to learn how deals are made, I'd pay attention. But I don't. So instead, I sit… Continue reading Friday Fantasy: Eating an ice cream cone in the park
My first real job after undergrad didn't pay the big bucks but the it made up in other areas. Lunches on the house, and trainings in Miami aside, the best perk was that the manager took my idea and allowed me convert an empty office into a library/nap room (no kidding...it had a dimmer, two comfy couches, and… Continue reading Friday Fantasy. Soak in the sun
It's the day after Thanksgiving and I am at work. Somehow I have still managed to spend a hundred dollars on Black Friday deals. It's not online shopping, it's my sister. She keeps calling me about these amazing bargains and the phone call somehow ends with her saying "okay, I'm buying two. you owe me… Continue reading Everything but working.
I just looked over my resume and it stinks. I don’t mean to suggest that my experience is unworthy. What I do mean is that I’ve tried in vain to make my current and past jobs sound very important and exciting. All the words, in their perfect format and font and script, uselessly describe all… Continue reading Objective: Want a JOB I love.