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Yet another one of their changes...

I joined for barely a year. This is going to be my 4th change in mgmt. I have had to adapt to 3 different directors. Just when I thought I have finally settled down, and know how to manoveour my way around my boss, they decide to get a proper boss for us (well....at the same time, SHE has finally decided to leave). Honestly, I do not know if this is really going to do us any good, as I am beginning to feel kinda tired of constantly adjusting to each and everyone's style of working. And... my area of work takes a lot of effort to get people convinced of the goodness of what it will bring. Imagine being back to square one every single time I think I have made considerable progress. Totally exhausting. Is this for the better? Or just one more of their mandates which we have to live it?

Crown me "Ms NPS" please?! Pretty puh....llleease...

NPS... otherwise known as Net Promoter Score. That's what I am doing, looking @, exploring... day in day out. And NPS was the reason I got to go to UK three weeks back. I can see bubbles forming above all your heads. Well... NPS is a customer advocacy research method that ask customers the question of " How likely would you recommend < > to a friend or colleague?" Customers are supposed to use a scale from 0 to 10 to answer this question, where 0 = highly unlikely..... and 10= highly likely. People who rate the company 0 to 6 are called detractors, 7&8 are passives and 9&10 are promoters. Using the percentage of promoters to subtract that of detractors, gives you the NPS. Cool? Sounds simple.... but there's so much behind this methodology... that I am getting myself quite immersed in. And.... I am supposed to be helping to implement this programme in my company... as it is proven to have a correlation with financial growth.... Am I getting boring?

I STILL remember the little things....

The time when mobile phones had no colour.... picture messages, that used pixels to create were the hottest things that gets sent around. He creates them on the computer, with special custom messages just for me. He sends me at least one everyday. And this is even before we became a couple. The first gift was an amatuerish flash presentation..... that made David Tao's "Love so simple" our song. That flash presentation touched me so much ... I cried. Two years later, his skills improved, and made a second "flash" for me on my birthday. Not the most expensive bithday gift... but it touched me once again. ......More to come.....

Remembering the little things

Was out for drinks with a couple of colleagues on thursday nite, in an "sex and the city " kind of way..... where four gals sit around the table and bitch about men. One girlie was having some sort of silent war with her boyfriend. In fact I dun even know if he is her bf. Anyway... she complained about how he does not know how to read her mind. And..... how goondu he is.... doesn't know how to please a gal... (reminds me so much of hwa) blah blah blah. You can all probably guess the full list of grievences she had. The other girlie...was just saying how she feels neglected by her husband, when her husband thinks that there is absolutely nothing wrong at all. And... she of coz want to get her way.... so what does she do? Scream at him.... Not too wise i guess..... as she hasn't heard from him since the nite before. The third girlie...swinging single... and going gaa gaa over some guy.... who is just so ah beng... and so not worth her time... as he is obviously playi

What would you do?

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If one day, your husband comes to you and tell you that he is considering taking up an overseas posting for a year... what would you do? For me... i honestly... do not know. Head says: Sure! Go ahead! It's a good opportunity & for career progressive, then why not? Heart says: No!!! Hell No!! I mean, it is not a simple yes or no question. It is also not a decision that can be made overnight. We are married. There are many considerations. And, i don't know if I can cope without him. Yes... it's a time to be independent, which i have no qualms that I am capable of doing so. But... for him to leave, and drop a whole load of weight on me.... to look after the house, care for his mother, on top of my already heavy responsibilites of my parents, my cousins in philippines + my work, without a pillar... where would that leave me. And, I am no matter what... not someone who can replace the pressence of my MIL's two sons. With one of them almost permenantly in China... and fac

Regrets? Have u had any?

Backdated to 16 June.... Location: London. Before I go any further into this post, let me just say... I am typing this in wordpad, while sitting in my hotel room.Well, there is wireless access in the hotels... but it is darn costly. GBP5 for an hour??!!! That's like S$15. Ermm...guess since the only reason why I need to go on line is to keep myself occupied...start blogging... or reading mails.. then why even bother right? I am really tired. It's been a very long week. Feel like I haven't had a good night's rest for ages. The week prior to this business trip to UK was madness, with all the rushing to finish up outstanding work and dealing with Hwa's last min secondment to cyberjaya (KL) for a month... and not forgetting helping out @ Aviva open over 14 & 15 June. Boy, am i glad it's really all over. Now... I just wish this UK trip will be over soon too. Anyway, if you seethis post dated 21 June or earlier...that prob means I succumbed to temptation...

Is it here yet?

For those who knows what I am talking about... The M is still not here after 12 days. I have used 3 sticks... and the result is still N. Looks like I am in for a great disappointment.