It was a crisp autumn morning and I was walking to my client’s building up in the nicer end of the city to begin my first day of the job that I had studied to do for the previous three years.
I had done some menial labour for the last few months with the company that employed me, but a talent void was created within the company when one of the client technicians resigned, and I got pulled into that void.
If you have an Internet connection and live on Earth, chances are you heard about New Zealand’s M7.8 earthquake last week. That’s right, little old NZ was in global headlines. But that’s not why I’m writing this post – I’ll leave nationalistic-inferiority-complex bragging to our mainstream media.
I live in Wellington. Not very close the epicentre down south, but I sure felt it. And I’d like to share some things I learned that I will be applying to my personal life.
“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch
Mentors are a dime a dozen. Just go to YouTube or WordPress and type in “life coach”, “inspiration”, or “philosophy”. You will find a plethora of people who are more than happy to tell you exactly what you should do to be more successful, happier, or more popular.