Back in the days of kings and kingdoms, there used to be courts and courtyards. Those were not courts like the legal courts we have today. They were more like a one-stop-point for people in the kingdom to come about to find solutions to problems, to showcase talent, skills, art and to find justice were some of the major things done.
One peculiar offering of such courts was the display of skills and talent before the king and courtiers. By showcasing some skill they have practices for years, they impress the king and get price in form of gold, jewels, ornaments or other offering based on how moving and fine the skill is acquired. If it is of use to the kingdom then such skillmen would be recruited in the particular area under the kingdom to serve for the king in return of goods, place to stay and constant pay.
Similarly people who had nothing to show but display their rigor for language, wisdom and understanding of life would also come before the court. They would go about singing some songs or showing control of their arts or speaking in witty ways that would impress the king. The deeper the understanding of world, higher they would have opportunities to be in the good record books of King and his noteworthy people.
Today similar courts are seen in the campus recruitments sometimes at the premises of the organisations, while other times at the institutes. For many years individuals acquire skills in particular area by learning, practicing, training and showcasing what they can do or have been doing. Usually things that one has done is classified as projects and what one can do is classified as dreams. Projects help people be recruited like those in times of courts and be given a job to be done. They must expand their skill to build, create or maintain something in the company and in return they get salary, bonds, house, amenities and shares. As higher their skill and contribution along with their interest to stay in the same kingdom, the greater the returns. They get promoted based on their performance and contribution.
If they lack the projects to showcase what they have done, they may show promise. By speaking in witty ways or showing what their thoughts are they can crack multiple interviews. This is a way to get a chance to be held worthy of something and given the opportunity to prove. So by going through various level of tests, whoever gets to the end receives an offer letter, a written agreement from the king to be paid for their services and their brains.
History has always shaped things slowly in ways that we humans do not see. Our cultures and lifestyles have been tamed in ways that we feel proud of them and we participate with our might, happiness and concrete beliefs. But most likely nothing has changed from the times things used to be the way they were and how things are now.
Certainly we enjoy the flexibility of choosing the temperature in our room, drinking the water purified to the extent we like and store food for days and buy things we like. We possibly feel and do things like a king in the old era couldn’t do, hence the praise live king-size life.
But what we do lack is our position in the entire consensus doesn’t essentially change much. Things improve overall and we get the benefits of it. But we never fully realise our dreams and thoughts. We live within the periphery of the structure that has been bestowed upon us by our choice or circumstances and we capitalize the maximum within that bubble.
Many other beliefs and operations in our life related to our culture, lifestyle and social motto are embedded in us in ways that limit our views. We buy those beliefs and we sell them. We are afterall what we have always been doing. We just try to do things differently. Most things in life along history are fluid and they keep moving in direction of natural flow. We are just small entities within that flow.
SHOW PATIENCE FOR YOUR RELATIONSHIPS AND OTHER CHOICES NOT FOR YOUR JOB
Job is Job. It is not one and the only thing. Neither it is supposed to be the only thing. You decided to work somewhere and then you had your time. It’s time to move to next one. If you have a new role or new challenge within the organization then so be it. You can do it. That is similar to finding a job somewhere else. Putting yourself into new dimensions will result into a growth that will help you create value in yourself.
If by staying at a place you get paid for your loyalty then you may be sacrificing on something. Not everyone but some may be. You have to evaluate your position within the organization and where you want to be in life. If the Gap is too much or too little to be filled within your organization then you may have to go for some other job. It is also possible that the immediate requirement in life is asking for more or less based on what is your priority and accordingly you may have to choose to pull strong to keep low. We are all not just employees or professional but we are humans overall. There are other things in life that demand our attention, importance, energy and time. Based on what we consider to be priority or important to us in short run and long run, we have to choose.
Our choices may not be the best in the world but they must be good enough for us. By shaping ourselves in the present along with the people surrounding us, we carve out a beautiful future based on the decisions we take.
So keep rocking in whichever area of life you have chosen to stay and perform. Stay happy and be the best of yourself. Stay kind to yourself and if possible people around you. Cherish for who you are and what you can become. Smile and share a little bit of happiness around you. Every thing will make sense with time and situation.