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Work rant

qwerty1234

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My work is sophisticated and takes a lot of thinking, so I do it in bursts. I have finished about 2/3 of a small but careful project and don't feel as rewarded or grateful as I think i should. I like external validation a lot and I think that may be part of the reason.

I also experience a lot of pressure from external validation, and that may be why I do better working from home, even though or perhaps because I am slow.

I am slow but I learn well, so I think that is good.

Thank you community.
 
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Hi,
It's good you work in bursts, you are achieving something so well done.
Take care
 
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Hi Mayflower7, thank you so much!!! I have been hungry for external validation, I was raised to be a trophy child so I love to be encouraged and supported in my goings on. Thank you again and I hope your day is going well.

For whatever reason, I felt a second burst of energy, even without caffeine, so I am working again. I want to go faster, reach goals, etc. I hope I get there.

Thank you so much.
 
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Hi,
Thank you, hope you reach your goals.
Take care
 
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I just sent a follow up thank you for an interview. I never know what to expect with interviews. I think it is really strange what people expect, I would rather just be myself but I feel like I have to conform a little.
It will be easier to see the place in person. I hope I get farther along in the interview process with this company, but I don't know.

I will learn a lot I guess.

...today was a pretty good day overall, I got emails from nice people and will be visiting a friend in Boston. I am a lot calmer than I used to be, and am becoming more productive.

The problem with normal companies is I feel I don't fit in. I am more comfy at places for weird people like labs.
 
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