Month: July 2010

I had to write about this!

My company, like many others in these times, have been going through more difficult decisions that they have either gone through in the last 10 years or they ever wanted to go through in the first place. Decisions like letting some of the loveliest people around go, because it was physically impossible for all to survive together. Or like having to let out part of the office premises to create some cash flow. When the recession begun to appear real to all, when the BBC kept on reporting about the same old same news, many of us just wanted to say: yes, we know. You could not have expected that things could ever be going so well for more than a decade (if only)! But instead, the situation overwhelmed us. The realisation that beyond the work we had done, beyond our own restrictions on expenditure, beyond our credit card regular payments and our suitable size mortgages, the wrong decisions and actions of others´ would always have a dramatic impact in our own. This, for me, was specially hurtful, as I have never liked …