My exam was scheduled for twelve noon. I remember first stopping by my girlfriend’s apartment before then going to my windowless basement lab to run through the presentation one last time. I was unshaven and dressed like a typical PhD student: dirty sneakers, blue jeans and a wrinkled t-shirt. Ultimately, the effort I had put … Continue reading I failed my qualifying exam
Showing emotion is weak. Plot to crush.
But that doesn't mean you're doing well. Maybe your budgeting sucks. And you wasted time and resources.
Is about accepting your flaws and taking criticism towards your character while truly appreciating it. It’s about humility. Because feedback on your character is the hardest to take. Feedback on processes don’t count.
When all you're doing is talking... …talking too much, that is.
That’s the table stake. Whether anything is personal, pervasiveness or permanent doesn’t matter if you don’t genuinely give a shit. Giving a shit is what determines whether you’re in the game or not. The game is always worth playing.
Are evident to those keenly aware. And serve as a weakness playable by those who wish to win against you.