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TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE A COMPANY ….. FOR ONE’S HEALTH : A SIMPLE CHOICE IN LIFE?
March 4, 2012, 10:23 pm
Filed under: Coaching & Mentoring, Human Resources | Tags: , ,

THEY RECENTLY FETED HIM TO FOOD, WINE & SONG (on the company’s account)

AFTER HAVING SLAVISHLY USED HIM FOR OH SO LONG

TILL HE HAD TO INSISTENTLY TAKE HIS LEAVE

MUCH TO HIS LOVING FAMILY’S RELIEF

Recently, I attended a lavish farewell dinner for a close relative of mine, who had worked very hard for his company.

So hard, that he hardly had time for his family …… and that was not surprising considering he was virtually working 24/7 …. of course with the ‘concurrence’ and ‘support’ of his superiors.

Well, this kind of things take its toll ……… and it culminated in his health spinning out of control!

So much so, that he was given friendly and medically inclined advice ……. that he had to stop doing what most people now saw as a sickly vice!

This relative finally threw the towel in and is now recuperating ……. hoping to get back into the kind of physical condition that he was in prior to his bodily (and mental) abuse!

But what do his superiors care!

As long as people like him do the work for them …… and there are so many credit takers for work done by others …… what do they care?

After all, the money paid to him in terms of salaries, bonuses and perks come from the company …. especially those laden with cash!

To put it into perspective, I recall a speaker once saying that for companies, the EPS i.e. “Earnings Per Share” is a very important indicator of a company’s well being and is defined as “Profits divided by number of shares of the company”.

Companies’ EPS will determine the value of companies’ shares based on their Price Earnings multiple.

In the same way, EPS is also an important personal well being indicator for individual wage earners. In this case, EPS stands for Earnings Per Stress unit …. whereby a higher EPS is preferred too.

In my relative’s case, the company had given him fantastic salaries and perks …… but the corresponding stress was multiple of times more……… the relative effect being it lowered his EPS!

It was so low ….. meaning the ‘Stress Units’ were so high ….. it could cause a human ‘valve’ to burst ….. at the blink of an eye!

It is no wonder that many people end up dying rich instead of having lived richly!

It is also no wonder that Work-Life balance is the name of the game in the corporate world, the world over.


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