This Entitlement Mentality Issue – Part 2

Last week we started a discussion on “This Entitlement Mentality Issue” and the feedback ranged from hilarious to very thought provoking. Almost everyone had a story to tell. As a matter of fact I remembered an incidence that happened to my company a few years ago. We wanted to develop a software solution for one of our services and we asked this young, sharp gentleman to send in a proposal for consideration. He did and by the time we looked at it we weren’t convinced he could handle the project because of its complexities. So we nicely communicated this to … Continue reading This Entitlement Mentality Issue – Part 2

This Entitlement Mentality Issue – Part 1

Over the summer I found myself repeatedly having “fights” with my children over MY car. Ever since they learnt to drive and got their licenses, there seems to be some assumption on their part that my car has become our car and they are entitled to use it whenever they want. One day I read the riot act when they had the audacity to “vex” because I needed to send the car for repairs and they had plans (without my knowledge by the way) to use the car. To be honest I was quite livid not just with them but … Continue reading This Entitlement Mentality Issue – Part 1