Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’m not sure if I can do this”?
It usually happens to me when putting together anything from IKEA. I really hate that stuff…
Then there was that time when I started a job as a technical recruiter. I would pick up the phone and call random people to see if they wanted to leave their full-time jobs for temporary contract positions.
Fifty calls a day. Everyday. Oh, the horror. What really made it hard was trying to understand thick-accented Indians over the telephone. Their accents were so thick and indiscernible, I remember thinking I could never succeed in this job.
But you know what? I got through it. Was it easy? Heck no. But I made it. I didn’t become the world’s best technical recruiter, but I did reach a basic level of understanding and competence. [Read more…] about 30 Days of Blogging-Day 21: Everything’s Hard Until It’s Easy