A Few Things I Realised After My First Year of Managing People

Looking back, here are some of the most significant lessons I’ve learned after a year of being a manager, all of which were written progressively, with myself coming back to this draft now and then whenever I’d reach a ‘breakthrough’ at work.

Answering the Unanswerable and Finding your Own Way

To be honest, our purpose is never clearly defined until we start to ask the question while finding our way around others. The realisation slowly sets in that it’s a big world full of other people once we start interacting with what’s around us. In that sense, we do not live for ourselves; we do not live today to die tomorrow without knowing others, going places, and being curious about new things.

My Job History: On Different Industries and 1-Day Contracts

My career hasn’t been the most linear, starting from the misalignment of the university degree I chose to finish and the profession I really want to embark on in the long run. Here’s a little story about where I’ve been and what I’ve learned along the way.