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Adulting MBA Chronicles: Class of 2019 Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Poetry

Statistical Ups and Downs (A Poem)

The pendulum swings. One minute you are flying high, Successful, brilliant, ruefully optimistic And the next you are broken and beaten, Bruised, Prone on the ground watching others soar. The data of your life gets processed, Based on who you know, what you know and who you are a statistical map gets plotted. Thousands of […]

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Etiquette Layoff Mrs Enginerd

I Used To Be…

I used to be strong and brave, dauntless even. Very few things in life scared me and if someone corrected me, I thanked them for the knowledge (after corroborating that in fact they were correct). I used to write long poems, ballads and odes, testaments to my teenage angst and bewilderment. I don’t know when […]

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Layoff Mrs Enginerd

The Vanity of Humility

I used to be humble once. I took criticism seriously, made amends whenever someone felt wronged and took great care of letting others know how valuable they were to our organization. For the longest time I mentored and coached folks to ensure they understood how life and the workplace intersected and what things one should […]