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Stressful BUT I love it.

Ok, I hate to admit this but I love joining competition. I'm a competition junkie.

I just like the adrenaline rush I get. I feel so damn alive.

I also like joining competition because I learn more about myself and other people.

I get to see if a person is productive or not. I get to see if the person is an asshole and I get to see who can keep their head calm when hell breaks loose.

To be honest, I never cared about the other competitors because whatever the competition do is none of my business. I'm more interested in what I do.

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So I joined this 3 page spread magazine making competition (NIE MAG INC 2010). We had to make our own cover, articles and comics. We even had to do interviews.
AND so we did...

Man, as the leader or editor for this magazine, I learnt some new stuff. For one, I learnt to NEVER EVER underestimate or overestimate somebody.

I have this teammate who is like a mystery card. I didn't know what to do with her. She can't write or draw so I was like, what can she do to help with the magazine?
My dad said that I should just give her a task and see how she does.
And holy crap, my dad was right. I let her edit the cover of the magazine and it came out beautifully.
So the mystery card became a trump card.

Then, I have this other teammate who seems smart and productive but actually isn't. She talks more than she does. She's just not effective. Well, at the end, she was slightly more productive.

And then, I have another teammate who is SUPER EFFECTIVE and PRODUCTIVE. I totally loved her and I feel guilty for slightly overworking her.

As a leader, I tried to give them space and allow them to be creative. I wasn't one of those control freak leaders. I'm a cool cucumber kind.
I believe in trusting my teammates. I want their creativity to shine and surprise me.
After all, a leader job is to create a team that allow each member to strut their stuff.

Anyhow, we worked pretty hard on it. To be honest, I didn't kinda like how everything came out but whatever. Hopefully, we win because we all really need the scholarship. (Well, I need it anyway!)

Eventhough, this was highly stressful but I enjoyed it. So if I become an editor now or work for some magazine, I kinda don't mind.

Anyhow, it's finally over. It was nice & stressful while it lasted. Well, maybe my teammates & I should celebrate later for a job well done.

Now, it's time to focus on something else.

Comments

Great !!
You are fanstasic !!!!
Good leader !!
Love, caring, let all your team work come out their power !!

Thank you !!
My lovely sister !!!!
You are one of the best !!!

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