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comfort zone

What's with these public service ads on the blog?

Anyway, wanted to touch on the comfort zone that people get into at work. I've been railing against people drinking the kool-aid ever since I began working at my firm. Now, I'm dangerously close to getting into a comfort zone. This is one step before drinking the kool-aid myself. I still have a long ways to go before I do that. It kinda reminds of the stockholm syndrome (wikipedia definition: Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the danger (or at least risk) in which they have been placed)
I've getting used to my clients, learning the system, not fighting against it like i used to. Not complaining as much as I used to. I'm like an aged boxer, I took so many swings against a wall, that I'm tired, weak, so I've just decided to sit back and waive the white flag. Given the current state of the economy...I feel like this is my best bet.......For Now!

Comments

Boom! said…
Hey, nice blog. Why do I feel like there should be a lot more blogs like this since everybody in the industry has emotional opinions on working in the industry. I am subscribing ....now.
anonymous said…
I like to think of it as a battered woman who consistently gets beat by her man but just cant find the strength to leave him.
Anonymous said…
I'm in my 14th month at a Big 4 firm. I hate it. Most of my co-workers think it sucks. I want to quit. The biggest problem is figuring out what to do next. I mean, it sucks so much, it makes me think I'd hate any kind of business. I've even looked into becoming a male nurse! It's messing with my head.
Lumi said…
Just added your site to my blogroll. I also see Public Service ads on your site. This has happened to me before when I've pasted in the adsense code and previewed an article with a WYSIWYG editor before I've actually clicked on the publish button. So google tries to put ads on your site, but finding that the page calling for the ads doesn't exist, defaults to something like blank space or PSA's for a few days. Hope that's helpful, keep up the great blog (loved the shooting of the study materials), and thanks for putting in a link to my site.
Anonymous said…
I'm starting work at a big4 next mth in a south asia country, looking at these comments, i'm beginning to get worried, hahaha. but well, to each his own, maybe i might not hate it as much.

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