We were visiting some new friends and before long the kids joined us. The elder child was quite precocious for his age. he answered all our questions with an eager confidence and took part in the conversation. It didn’t take us long to notice that the younger boy was relatively quiet. He seldom spoke and when he did it was with a pronounced stutter.
By a series of co-incidences, it has been brought home to me over the last few days that we simply must be grateful for what we have! Many times when we crib about something, even fairly trivial issues, we forget that things could be far worse. It is natural perhaps that we think the worst won’t happen to us but then we are kidding ourselves, aren’t we? No one can say what will happen ….and when.
That’s right. Google is hiring…and how! Apparently the firm is held in such high esteem that it received over 75,000 applications in a week! This was after word got out that the company planned to add on 6,000 more new jobs. No marks for guessing how people came to know about the job openings. I guess most would have “googled” to check out job opportunities.
Do women think of the entire issue of work/life differently from the way men do? Do they attach more or less importance to related consequences on their careers? And on the choices they make for their careers? Some interesting insights
Came across this interesting article in the New York Times where Tara Parker-Pope writes about Relationship deal breakers. I liked the concept of “must haves” and “can’t stands”. They make so much sense. If you know what you want and likewise what you don’t, you have a far better chance of making a successful relationship. Continue reading