University of Thinkers

Stef… Happy Birthdayy…!” that’s all my friends said when day on that month is on October 27th. Another year has past, and yet another year must face. Yes,  I thanked God with all that I have now.  Not that I was not grateful for all this years.

Actually it gave me a moment of reflection. Well, I did it everyday to rewind the day and remember what I have been done for today. But,  I don’t know, this time feel different. Maybe because my age. Ha..ha.. Yeah, facing the world of 3.0 would be ‘make sense’ reason.

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I or We?

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After you read this, maybe you can call me a whinner, or complainer or or a a quiter.. I can’t forbid your thought right, but at least I got some release.

So, I remember back then when I am looking a vacancy in one company to others. The requirements always mention: Able work in team or individually person? off course this is depent the position you are applying.

After I work one to another company in my career life, I learnt how to work as team and how to work individually. Working  individually actually fun if you are one man show.  You can just finish all your work without waiting result from others job. Your responsibility is your jobdesc and that’s it. Okay, your trouble is also yours only.

Meanwhile Team Work is working as team. Many people connected with your job. When you are in team, whatever you do, it will relate with others. If you are delaying jobs, so others also will be delayed. But, you can also have fun, because when the problems came, you don’t have to face it alone. (got my point? 🙂 )

So, which one do you choose?

Team work, which is my topic now, is more complex that just working in team. What is Team work as term, I don’t know for sure, Wikipedia maybe explain it better that I am.

But what in my thought, working as team, is not just connected with others, but you have to press your ego, your idealism, and more broaden your knowledge.

You also learn to be more tolerate, and support (that’s for sure) each others.  The poin is not just finisih your desc job, but look ahead to the success of the project.

Okay, I mentioned support before. But how far support is that be?

Hmm.. support is,well..support. Is that mean replacing? Err.. that’s 2 different words though kinda similar meaning. Support and Replace. Well, let’s see.. (Go to google.com ^_*)

Definition Support & Definition Replace

But, 2 weeks before I learnt another lesson. First, I am not super woman, I am not that tough, and I hate when people don’t responsible. Yes, some people just disappointed me at works. One just wuusshhh in sudden, and only left me some of notes to do which is not ‘supporting’ work. Others, practically no sense of concern what I am gonna through. Practically I am doing his job which should be finished  a few weeks ago. Another one just don’t give me any back up and support and busy about her personal plan.

Disappointed and angry. The first time I feel I have no one to support me. I said my objection about this to my best friends in office. And yeah..they tried to help me, and I really appreciated. I know I should not asked them because they are not in in charge in this project. But they want to help me.

I feel mad, and yes disappointed. And I said that to every team member in this project. I need they know what I was facing last couple weeks. And yes, they know and they are felt sorry. They should be.  One question that I  asked to them, how they just walked away when I need them?

So now that passed. I feel relief. But from that moment I know who’s the person I can count on and not, and who’s the person that only care about their self. If that happened to you, what will you do?