is a blessing coming your way again today. I hope you are fine and the
family is alright. I an anticipating a nice weekend when I would be with
the writing community again. I must confess, I usually look forward to
Today, we would be looking at the word that
everyone who leaves school looks forward to, “job”. Some have rightly
defined it again using collar, either white or blue, to depict the type
of job that one does; some use the word “career”. However, whichever one
you call it; it is a means of livelihood. Let’s just see the
Paid job is a scenario when you are
waiting to receive a pay cheque at the end of every month. As the Yoruba
saying goes, “oga ta, oga o ta, owo alaaru a pe” meaning either the
boss makes profit or not; the wages of the worker would be complete.
are different ways in which people do their paid job; challantly, non
challantly etc. People get easily frustrated with paid jobs and they
cannot just pull out bacause they have a family to cater for.Paid job is
done within some stipulate hours and the staff delivers his service as
required within that time. In fact, paid job is done more often that not
Personal job is the tasking job ever on
earth. Many people doing personal job explains that they were the CEO,
Secretary, Accountant, Gate-man, Cleaner etc before getting to a point
where they can actually employ others. Personal job could stress
seriously when thinking of funds to keep the business afloat, pay staff,
pay rent, pay for utility, pay for fuel, maintain fleets of cars etc.
Personal job call for constant training to avoid being cheated by
others. The owners also roll up their sleeves; they resume early, close
late. It could also be a challenge making others to visualize just like
the owner. Personal jobs grow overtime. Personal jobs of many centuries
have been listed on stock exchange and now tagged, “multinationals.”
might not be able to transfer a paid job to your child but children
manage personal job; you might be limited in training with paid job but
personal job requires series of training. Paid job might guarantee some
level of comfort, personal job could create a wealthy ancestry. Paid job
might limit the height of attainment but personal job do open up
opportunities of partnership for success.
We all have a
choice to keep to our comfort zone by being on a paid job while
personal job take us to heights that we have not envisaged. Personal job
is a translation of your dream while paid job is enhancing others
dream. Keep a tab on your personal aspirations as you are in paid
Let’s not give up in reaching for the stars.
Have a nice week ahead.