What I Learned From Nursery Rhymes

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Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. – Henry Ward Beecher

In my last job I had an opportunity to work with the animation wing in my organization. They used to make beautiful animated content for kids.

To be honest, aside from cartoons which I watched when growing up, children videos was not a category I had paid much attention to. But I checked out a lot of kiddo stuff on YouTube from many leading channels as part of competitor research related to work.

And I must say, I actually enjoyed it. I found myself especially attracted to the nursery rhymes.

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Do You Want A Job Or Career?

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‘I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.’ – Jerome. K. Jerome*

‘Do you want a Job or Career?’

Asked the Director of our company, a hefty man, who I always imagine will make for the perfect Santa Claus, given his structure and appearance. Let’s call him Super Ultra Boss-man. Ok, that’s long. Just Boss-man for short.

I had gone in for a short discussion regarding the working alternate Saturdays in our organization. We earlier used to have all Saturdays off. It was changed to working on alternate Saturdays – 1st, 3rd & 5th.

I wanted to discuss the probability of being allowed to work from home, seeing as I do not have much work on Saturday’s, spend close to 4 hours on my daily commute to work and do not consider the idea of physically going to office on a Saturday thrilling to begin with. I was fine with a leave or even my salary being deducted in return for this privilege, which was, as you can deduce from the tone of the discussion, denied to me.

But hey, I tried.

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