I know that it’s been a while, again, since I have been here. In all honesty it has been a crazy couple of weeks at the office.
For some of us in the corporate world the end of the first quarter is when we are trying to figure out out goals and where we want to be in the short term as well as the long term. We should always be thinking that way. That’s not the hard part. Most of you know that I have short term and long term goals all visualized and planned out. However, this is a difficult year for me because the short term goals that I had envisioned for myself do not appear to be working out. However, the chances of my long term goals coming to fruition seem to be a bit more in focus now and perhaps not as long term as I had originally planned. So, all good right? Well, yes, but ….. hmmm sometimes that’s even more stressful.
There have been some changes to the makeup of my team and all through no fault of anyone on the team it has been the catalyst for my feeling as if it’s time to move. At the same time as all these other things are going on in my very “small” world the larger “world” has a plan to develop a paralegal career path and growth opportunities. Hello????? Does this sound like something I’ve been waiting for? Why, yes, thank you. I will take it. However, what was I thinking….. Now panic is setting in. I’m meeting new people, they want to meet me. I need to figure out how to do what I’m supposed to do and all the while, I am still hold on to my “day job” trying to carve out a larger role for myself. All I want to do is make sure all paralegals have a voice. I can’t screw this one up. I still don’t have this new role but things are so clear I can almost taste this new job and I don’t’ want to jinx myself……..Have I already lost you?
All this to say that I’m here. I’m thinking up and have a few things to talk to you about but right now I’m thinking about myself. I need to do that so that I can help more of us who really deserve it need it and frankly have waited long enough to get the recognition that they deserve. I am here, I will be chatting with you and please, by all means, come chat with me on Twitter, I’ll be there ready to “play” and exchange ideas with you. Please don’t hold it against me if I’m not here for a little while longer. Let me get this one right and I’ll be back with so much more that you will be totally sick of me.
Thank you all for your support