Working with All-Girls Team VS All-Guys Team


I haven't been penning down my thoughts here for the longest time. Not because I don't want to, but I guess the work stuff really taking up most of my free time. I promise I will be writing more now! :D

Let's back to the main topic for now.
Confession to make: The new journey didn't start off smoothly, there were hiccups and there's also a moment where I decided to just quit. You see, I am never a quitter and I don't give up on stuff easily. I don't see a point to continue working with people who don't seek improvement and grow themselves. Most importantly, I don't like to deal with dramas. Thankfully, there's one person who truly believes and appreciates my ability that I decided to give it a try and take it as a challenge for myself to grow to another phase of my career. For that, I thankful for her. (you know who you are).

And yes, I did mention in my previous post about changes that I will be working with an all-girls team and going to do the comparison with the previous all guys team with you guys too! So here it is...
  • Truth to be told - I miss working with the all guys team. Don't get me wrong, I do enjoy working with the girls minus the emotions? I don't deal well with emotional people because I am emotional. 
  • I love working with the guys because everyone is very straightforward and they don't bitch false rumours behind you. They own up their mistakes, apologise, fix it and move on. 
  • I am not a people pleaser and never will be. Apparently, I was kinda labelled as harsh whenever I am being straightforward. But then again, the truth is always harsh and hurtful. You have no idea when I actually told to learn to take care of other people's feeling before I have to make the confrontation. I mean, why do I need to go around the bush to tell the person for the mistake that has been done, I don't get it. 
  • There'll be no blaming games with the guys too. Back then, problem-solving was the priority. No crying drama or any party had to take care of another party feeling just to get things done.
  • And one last thing - there're so many girls in the office and can you imagine every week is shark week for us? lol!
What did I learn after a year through this journey? 

I learned a lot about management skill and it's definitely something I will be focusing more this year. From being someone who executes the work to someone who plans the strategy and leading a team, it's really no joke. It's hectic but seeing my team growing day by day, it's all worth it. 

Last but not least, I learned to ignore what people talking falsely behind me. I do feel hurt but I always remember what I was told before - I can't control people's mouth, but I can control how to react to it. Some people might think that I'm just being a little too perfectionist about a small thing. What can I do? I am passionate in whatever I'm doing and I can't take people who treating it just another day job to pay the bills. Also, I can't help it as I was trained to be that way. That's why I barely miss out those little details that matter. Less mistake and better result. So, why not?

ps: I'm grateful for the friendships I've made through this journey too.

3 comments:

  1. Hugssss, everything comes with its own pro's and con's, I'm sure you'll conquer it all like you always do xoxo

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    1. You're always one of the sweetest ones! can't wait to see you soon! xxx

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  2. This is the best piece of information about teams based on one's experience! I work with the best team at the best resume writing service reviews and it's such a good thing that it is a balanced group of people of both genders.

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