Skip to main content

Of some people...

When you promise to take up a responsibility make sure you commit with the real interest that comes from inside. You must also be able to transform your words into actions, if not otherwise, don't go for it.
I point this out because of the way the world is. And I need little inspiration to write this.
I am surprised how many people don't respond to mails, phone calls and texts for weeks and sometimes ever. It's like, they have a mobile phone with no numbers in the keypad but they are able to open, read as well as ignore the messages and calls. They are the only people, who get all the troubles on their way, starting from reading the message/mail to the present situation of not being able to reply. That the fortune turned away from them. Well, the problem is not responding to anything.
One of the reasons given is that they had a deadline for something of a much more priority. But it wouldn't take half a min, or even less than that, to type : I have received your mail. I have to meet a deadline on x, so I will do that matter next week. Week after. Or whenever. That single line of reply would leave you with a way to come to a conclusion as to what should be done next whether waiting or doing the damn work yourself.
I agree there are times when one has to put a lot of effort in than others, because; he/she simply had to, of the responsibility they have agreed to undertake. Still Wonderful of them. Now you need some information from them, not for the sake of your own advantage, but for the whole team's. You call them five times, mail them 10 times, text them a number of times --no response and you haven't heard a peep! How would that feel?
Sometimes, you have to work harder than others in a committee, but that doesn't mean you can happily sit back and simply ignore the calls and mails for as long as you want. There is a reason why you are chased up. If you are not guilty, respond! Even if you are too, you better respond. Make things clear.
When you can't show up or follow up, let others know. Ask yourself, if you are able to cope with the work you are taking up before you do.
Saying an excuse might not change what happens or happened, however, surely it will do no harm. Its far more acceptable compared to the silence and hiding. Be responsible and
Respond!

Have a good day.

Comments

Priya Joyce said…
well some r like that...u've correctly pointed out..sunno why..but the not only do..wat they've taken up but also fail to inform "why"

anyway...sometimes..we feel lame to respond to these ppl..

hav a nice day dear :)
Anonymous said…
lol good blog, seems like ur telling ppl off though

naima xx
brocasarea said…
true..i also get irritated sometimes..hardly it takes time to reply or mess...!!!
Saranya said…
PJ: Rightly said. You can do nothing about these people really.
Naima: Maybe ;) thanks naima.
Pratap: exactly! so annoying...
Aneesh said…
Well put, it's really hard to keep up with such people. Especially when they are your team members and they don't care when you are putting in so much effort. After all, the appreciation goes to the whole team.
kanagu said…
yes Saranya.. it will be really irritating... that happened to me lot of times..

now I have to make sure I am not like that :)
Saranya said…
Aneesh: Glad to see you here again aneesh :) Thats absolutely right. What to do, team work is also about the ability to cope with these people to get the task done.. thanks.
Saranya said…
Kanagu: If it happened to you so many times, you also better not be like that :)) thanks.
Karthik said…
Who is that culprit didn't reply your call and messages?? :D
Drwiz said…
You made a good point babe, there are no excuses in life :)
Saranya S said…
Karthik: PASS! hard qs ;)
Drwiz: there can be excuses but not too many times on the same issue. :)
k.ø.c.h.ü said…
hey hey..after a while herez a 'HIIIII'...:)

HMmm.."it's better 2 have a heart without words than words without heart" said Gandhiji..!!

nice post
"I am surprised how many people don't respond to mails, phone calls and texts for weeks and sometimes ever." AHEM AHEM N SOMEONE'S NOT VISITING MY BLOG TOO..GGRRRRRRRR
Vani said…
Nice post..Luks lyk u r telling someone off..
Nyway..it s true..Some ppl juz dont respond..coz dey r afraid of responsibilities, i think.
Saranya S said…
Kochu: Hii!! thank you. AHEM, some one only visits my blog once in a blue moon. lol.thanks for the comment. I will do show up more often.
Saranya S said…
Vani: Thanks vani :) Yeah almost...;) thats also true in a way, they might be afraid of being asked to take up a responsibility.

Popular posts from this blog

Sevva Thosham and Science

At home! Had a good day today. Went to the Shiva Temple as it was PradoshaViradham today. Apparently, it was yesterday in London and today in SriLanka. I had no idea why and when people fast for Pradosham. I only had a slightest idea that it is something like Ekadasi. I got a good opportunity to talk to the priest there about religion, which is quite rare and unusual! I always get questions of why, what and how. And it was a time for me to ask some of the Whys I had in my mind though not everything. It is really amazing how science overlaps religion (in general). There is always a strong scientific aspect behind every feature of Hinduism. It was a delight to sit and listen to the priest about the religion and its science.

One of the interesting things I got to know was about the SevvaiThosham. I did not know much about SevvaThosham before as there was never a talk about it in my family. As the priest explained, a girl with SevvaiThosham should marry a man with the same thosham. And tha…

Female feticide and Sex ratio in India - BMJ

While leafing through the BMJ magazine; June, a letter on one of the articles of sBMJ May urged me to find the May issue and read it. It was about the unwelcome sex in India. I have heard about the high occurrence of female feticide in India but happening to hear a lot in the recent days on magazines and blogs.

The article touched on the dangerous traditions in India which favour for the birth of a boy than girl as boys are cheaper because of the dowry system. The high social and economic value of men is the causation for sex selective abortions in India. Though the dowry payments are illegal, it is accepted as a tradition to continue their family hierarchy and this phenomena is deeply rooted in the societies. Although is illegal to do a prenatal examinations to identify the sex of a fetus is illegal in India, if the families once known it is a girl, the fetus is terminated. According to the article, evidently there were about 5 million female fetuses are aborted every year purely on …

What Saranya means?

Does any of you believe in these kind of quizzes and answers? Stumbled on this site while googling for something else....Though I don't take these serious or believe them, just reading them is often fun :)


What Saranya MeansYou are the total package - suave, sexy, smart, and strong.
You have the whole world under your spell, and you can influence almost everyone you know.
You don't always resist your urges to crush the weak. Just remember, they don't have as much going for them as you do.

You are usually the best at everything ... you strive for perfection.
You are confident, authoritative, and aggressive.
You have the classic "Type A" personality.

You are wild, crazy, and a huge rebel. You're always up to something.
You have a ton of energy, and most people can't handle you. You're very intense.
You definitely are a handful, and you're likely to get in trouble. But your kind of trouble is a lot of fun.

You are very intuitive and wise. You understand the wo…