It’s summer, which is my absolute favorite time of the year. I can live in hot weather year round and will probably do it later in life. And, I am free. I have no templates to fill out, no marathon meetings to attend and no office politics to increase my blood pressure. I am finally able to eat healthy and also run and dance in the pool for over an hour a day. I am shedding my “corporate fat” slowly and hope to get my body back one day soon.
Working with a start-up right now is an incredible adventure. I am working with really smart people who are passionate about what they do and together, we are creating and building. I feel like a little kid in the candy store looking at all the choices and options … and wanting to go for all of them.
Be like a kid in a candy store (American & Australian): to be very happy and excited about the things around you, and often to react to them in a way which is silly and not controlled You should have seen him when they arrived. He was like a kid in a candy store.
I have to be honest and admit that it’s a bit overwhelming after all these years in a constrained workplace where people constantly told me how to think and speak under the pretense of the “culture.” I got away with it some times, because people thought I was a “troublemaker.” And this is why I loved this article that talks about how in America you can say pretty much whatever you want, wherever you want to say it. Unless, that is, you’re at work.
What are you doing to feel like the kid in the photo, again? It’s cool – you should start by imagining what it would feel like …