The Hound of the Wolf

For the strength of Pack is in the Wolf, and the strength of Wolf is in the Pack -Rudyard Kipling

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Lessons learned about career decision making

UP Manila c/o the Office of Student Affairs had just launched the annual university-wide job fair. As a "sure soon to be graduate" of the university, I take advantage of going into these kind of activities. Yesterday, a seminar about career decision making was held and the lecture was simply awesome. I think that the lecture addresses issues concerning not only potential new graduates but employed individuals as well. The lecture made me realized that there is a lot of opportunities after school. Success will depend on things such as starting out with a realistic vision, setting feasible goals, knowing what you want to do, determining weaknesses and strengths and working out for your dream. As what the Immortal Hulk Hogan, you will need proper training, right vitamins and lots of prayers to attain success.

Analyzing these facts led me to a conclusion. Everything, including the outcome of one's future, depends on each single decision he made however big or small. One has the power to put himself at the apex or bury himself 6 feet under. Maybe you'll say, "hey, how about the external factors??" Yup, these factors also matter depending on how you'll treat it. Will it be a challenge or a liability for you? I am taking those things as a form of challenge. :>

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Post New Year thoughts

No significant thing had happened on me over the last few days of 2005. But here are some few significant lessons that were realized over the break. First, reflections and thoughts from the year that was should provide a positive yet realistic attitude in the future. Second, the ability to self-motivate, to pick up the pieces and to rebuild the shattered pride are essential things that especially for someone who aims for higher goals. Third, never let emotions or intellect fully dominate in nerve wracking situations, the state of balance should be maintained. Lastly, watching an Adam Sandler movie "Little Nicky", devils and mortals does not have big difference at all. Well, what I like in that movie is how the director manage to transform the common perceived ideas about devils into an ignorant, gothic styled and comical "deep south" entity like Little Nick.

I think that the time comes to outdo myself each and every day.