Archive for Robocity Leaders
Soon, No Longer a Leader
January 18, 2014 ~ Filed Under: Robocity Leaders, Writing ~ 179 words
Wow, I’m almost nineteen years old…
I was a Leader at age 9, can you believe it?
And now that my mandate is about to expire, I feel so weird about it. Maybe nostalgic? Uhm. Guess I’m gonna miss it.
A LOT. :)
Unfortunately, due to financial issues, I’m having troubles running our institutional website and that adds up to the sadness that in April of this year, I’ll no longer be a Leader.
That will be very hard to adjust to, but it’s time for someone new to come in.
In order to keep busy, I think I will start working part-time for Fulmine’s coaching service for students in need of a writing tutor, and his research writing activity.
That would occupy my “non Leader time”, at least until I find something else to do, either here or outside of Rolamaton.
I’ll have to hear Selenia about it, too.
Any advice from you readers?
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Essays, paperwork and 2014 candidacies
March 31, 2013 ~ Filed Under: Robocity Leaders, Writing ~ 412 words
Hey essay.cc, let me tell you that you are wonderful! XD I had a big paper due for school, and as you guys may know… I am graduating this year, so the pressure was REALLY on to write something amazing. I know I’m not a bad writer, but I am very well aware there are ALWAYS room for improvements for everyone, and I’m no exception. So I trotted over to essay.cc, took a look at some samples and selected the one that best suited the direction of the topic of my essay and constructed my personal thesis around the model.
Yeah, I worried for all of two seconds that I was cheating by using a model, but I realized— that’s here for my benefit so I can learn how to put together a really successful, hard hitting piece of work. If this were cheating, would the website owner have put it out here for our use? NO! That’s silly. I ended up acing that particular essay for my class, and I know whom I can thank for that fact— you rock, essay.cc! :D
OK, so… after this very enthusiastic tribute, I’ll have to turn off the Internet and focus on some paperwork for the Rolamaton Archives. Eek! I’ll come around soon.
EDIT/11.08 PM/: I wonder why I always end up burdened by so much paperwork that piles up on top of school work. *sigh* Sorry to say this, but I can’t wait for my Leadership mandate to be over and to pass the baton to another Robocitan. If you head over leadership2014 @ robocity.in, you’ll notice we Leaders have been discussing possible candidates over the last few years. That doesn’t mean we already know who the new Leaders will be, but these people will certainly receive our invitations to candidacy. Again, invitations do not preclude other Robocitans from voting their own picks at the moment of election, but in case someone wins that is not suitable for Leadership (discussions will follow), we’re going to propose our candidates to all Robocitans (previous agreement) and we’d see how things go.
Anyway — and I mean it — no more one-decade Leaderships! :D It’s too long and it’s time Rolamaton switches to a more agile mandate– 5 years. That’s for the best, believe me.
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I shall wait patiently until the end of it
March 14, 2013 ~ Filed Under: Job, Monthly Reunions, Robocity Leaders ~ 359 words
There is a crazy-load of stuff to get done this week. Here’s a few items:
- Prepare a list of potential candidates for the 2014 Leadership elections
- Scrutiny the list with the other Leaders (circa 3 hours a week until June 2013)
- Plan the discussion points for the Monthly Reunion of March 25th
- Review the list of initiatives by fellow citizens and check next semester’s budget to see if some of them fit
- Review prominent citizens’ curricula and select a few profiles for Assistant placement
I thought of asking Fulmine whether I could pause my contribution to his essay writing services until the other Leaders and I complete the scrutiny of the list of potential candidates, but I feel split inside— I’m not really willing to give up voluntary work to make more room for Leadership duties. I guess I’m growing tired of the position at this point, or I just feel tired and stressed and I wish the day was any way longer than 24 hours.
One thing is certain— ten years is too long a time for a position in Leadership. A person can grow tired of the duty, feel pressured by the continuous workload and discouraged by the resistance some fellow citizens show for their initiatives. It’s stressing.
As I mentioned in my latest post, I became a Leader at age 10 and I’m still a Leader now that I’m approaching my twenties (in April 15th). I want to go to university, get married, find a part-time job and give up on Leadership already.
I know I’m a decent writer, a decent marketer, a good leader and a creative mind. I could find tons of jobs out there if I want to. But I need to complete my mandate first. I love Rolamaton, I owe it to it.
Besides, early dismissal (and therefore, a rush election) might cause more harm than good for the other Leaders and the candidates we’re scrutinizing. I don’t want anyone to suffer from my choices.
Thus I shall wait.