Sunday, April 23, 2006

Am I what I really wanted to be...

I just read a thought posted by my friend on her msn spaces...She talked about how we end up behaving badly with people and how we are rude with telecallers etc... It took me to my experience...

I have been rude to tele callers, to people calling up for jobs... To people coming over to office without an appointment and asking for 5 mins.... I don't meet them... as if, if they had taken appointment I would have met them... I know I can't help them, I know I am pressed for time, I know I don't need credit cards or loans, yet I do all that and disappoint one or at times many people...

I remember the times when I was looking for a job and seeking appointments... I use to say when I become an HR manager I will definitely not be like them... Yet when I am on the other side... I think only of me and my time and all the manners etc go to a moral science book... I never wanted to be this way... but I also wonder in this age and time can one survive without being like that... I still wonder

In the effort to be what I want to be am I am loosing out on what I am or what I really wanted to be when I was younger??? I really wonder...

Heart out for Sachin

Sometime back Sachin Tendulkar was in news again for all the wrong reasons. He apparently got out for a score of 1. All the media was full of things like is it time for Sachin to be out... is he going the Ganguly way etc... Then he had a shoulder injury and was operated aupon... again the people went about should he retire...? Should he retire like Steve Waugh or will he go the Gavaskar and Kapil Dev way... My heart went out to him. When a guy makes hundreds of runs its ok but if he happens to be out for 1 then he is over... A guy who has shouldered the expectations of millions of people the world over all these years and yet managed to keep his head over his shoulders and perform wonders is being put in the docket again and again... Its just unfair...I feel like shouting to the world pls give him a break, whenever this kind of talks sprung up.
On the other hand his critics say that he is a public figure and we have all the right to comment on him and his future and to write both good and bad... I completely agree but then there is a limit to it all and more than that I feel more negative is spread than the positive. When he scores a ton, it is what is expected of him but when he goes for a duck then he is finished. This negativism irks me a lot...
I really hope people understand whatr he is what he has done and what he is capable of doing and treat him with more respect than they do now.