PUT YOUR HAND ON THE BUTTON: CAN YOU MAKE TOUGH DECISIONS WITH OTHERS CAREERS

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“Can you make the decision?”


some people gotta go

We all have these dreams of being this boss of our own or even another company. But what happens when you are the one that has to make the decisions to let go of someone, or better yet many people? Then you have the feeling of do I really want to become the boss making the decisions. Because no one with any shred of humanity would think to get rid of someone, putting them in a position to sleep in the street. Yet, we all have jobs and that job may require you to perform that task. But what happens when the task is eliminating thousands of jobs? How do you go about making that decision?

nothing personal just business

Try not to take your job too serious. Because if you find yourself in that role, you have to look at the situation from it’s business and never personal. But that’s hard to assume because why did they choose this 1,000 people to lay off and not this bunch. Was there some sort of blind draw, or were there a group of people who were considered the under-performers? And hey, easy for the boss to say whatever, they have a job still.

your day may come

Never get too comfortable in your boss position firing people. Always have that empathy because you never know, you could be next on the chopping block. There are plenty of top bosses that lose their gig and are left with their hands in the hand not knowing what to do.


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YOU DON’T NEED ME, SO BYE: WHY DO MEN LEAVE WOMEN FOR RISING ABOVE

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“Why sometimes our equal could be a turnoff.”


Men are protectors, we are providers, especially when it comes to the women in our lives. But what happens when that woman is not only a provider, but she is just as bossed-up as you? We always say in public how we love ourselves a single independent woman, but to a large degree, we love to have women that need us. And when I say need us, I don’t mean needy. There is a difference between need and needy. The needy is more clingy and can’t leave your side which tends to be quite irritating. But the need would be something as little as changing a tire or paying for a meal at a restaurant. Because we are raised from a young age these are the things you are supposed to do for the women in your life.

Yet in today’s society, women are in more privileged positions than they were in the past. Yet unlike the past, they are having a harder time finding love. Why, is it because the access to quality men has lessoned? No, it’s because there are so many men who feel, “Oh, she has everything together already, she doesn’t need someone like me.” “A man like me would be more suitable for a women who could use the help.” Meaning, a woman who is a teacher would need the guy more than the woman who is a boss like an Oprah Winfrey. We look at Oprah and say, “Why would you need a guy, you have everything under control already.”

And that is what causes the disconnect. Because we as men look at finances as this end all. When a woman is of financial means, we look at her as being both man and woman. She is a man because she is bossed-up, but a woman because of the obvious. So I don’t think guys are intimidated by her success. So many of us look at her like, she has the situation herself, we need to be with the woman who could use the help. What help do you need if you are already in the position that we seek to fill. Now women on the other hand don’t see the situation as such. To them, they could use someone in their lives just as much as the woman not on her level.

To her, if she is a boss, it gives her more reason to need the relationship. The relationship serves as the stable environment outside the hectic world of her business career. To her, you can’t put a price on relationships, yet on the other hand it’s what we are as men. Because in the end, we are raised to be productive as men. Money is not everything, but a financial contribution is a major reason why men introduce ourselves into the lives of women. Being a financial provider is a major aspect of how we define manhood. Making money means, the mortgage, rent, utilities, food, transportation, clothes, healthcare, travel/leisure, education, and care for kids. It’s an entirety that makes us want to be men of financial means. So when women already have it, we feel her life is already filled.


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