Friday, October 14, 2011

In our Professional Lives... There are all kinds of People….

As a part of our professional lives, we interact with all kinds of people…

People you like, people you don't like and all those in-between;
People you like to avoid, people who like to avoid you and all those in-between;
People you really like to work with, people who really like to work with you and all those in-between;
People who motive, people who de-motivate and all those in-between;
People whom you admire, people who admire you and all those in-between;
People who mentor you, people whom you mentor and all those in-between;
People you learn from, people from whom you don’t want to learn and all those in-between;
People who are opinionated on everything, people who don’t have an opinion on anything and all those in-between;
People who are knowledgeable on everything under the sun, people whom you wonder what knowledge they really have and all those in-between;
People who have very strong values, people whose values you can never understand, and all those in-between;
People who are great leaders, people who can barely lead and all those in-between;
People who are smart, people who are dumb and all those in-between;
People who work hard, people who barely work and all those in-between;
People who are aggressive, people who are assertive, people who are submissive and all those in-between;
People who always say Yes, People who always say No, People who always say Maybe and all those in-between;
People who are arrogant, people who are humble and all those in-between;
People who are excellent communicators, people who are poor in communication and all those in-between;
People who always help, people who never help and all those in-between;
People who always speak, people who never speak and all those in-between;
People who always have ideas, people who never have ideas and all those in-between;
People who always smile, people who never smile and all those in-between;
People who are always ready for a challenge, people who are never ready for any challenge and all those in-between;
People who are always positive, people who are always negative and all those in-between;
People whose calls you love to answer, people whose calls you wish you never have to answer, people whose calls you always ignore and all those in-between;
People who you can work really well with, people you can never work well with (no matter how hard you try) and all those in-between;
People who grow rapidly in the corporate ladder, people who never seem to grow in the corporate ladder and all those in-between;
People who take responsibility, people who never take responsibility and all those in-between;
People who are great thinkers, people who never really think and all those in-between;
People who are adaptable, people who are rigid and all those in-between;
People who are great collaborators, people who can never really collaborate and all those in-between;
People who are innovators, people who rarely innovate and all those in-between;
People who learn every day, people who never really learn and all those in-between;
People who always meet and exceed their objectives, people who never meet their objectives and all those in-between;

There are just all kinds of people…
And with time and experience,

You have to learn to work with them, for them
And to make then work with you, for you…

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