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All quiet in Napoli

Posted by
Nitin (Mayenne, France) on 17 December 2015 in Cityscape & Urban.

"You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars."
Gary Allan

A quote that so appropriately describes the situation I am in. Working with a slightly senior member for the last 3 years who never fails to announce how successful he is, how hard he has worked in his life, how many hours a day he works, how he was raised poor, and how he owns apartments in Italy, NY and Singapore.

Yet, working on our organization together, where I have been involved for the last five years while he came in to help it grow about two and half years ago, each day feels like a fight for power, struggle to boost ego, to establish hierarchy, to re-instate the seniority factor + 'market value', and take control of people and projects.

Not sure how I did not 'foresee' the power game early on, but in my first impression I did notice that uncomfortable and arrogant attitude about him. Not sure if I should be glad or regret that I still choose to listen to my mind and not my heart. Where I saw him talk arrogantly to a waiter - many people say that you can tell about a man by his attitude towards people below his 'standard'.

"For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression."
Billy Zane

NIKON D700 1/20 second F/5.0 ISO 160 27 mm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

17 Dec 2015 4:09pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh bien

18 Dec 2015 2:49pm

Sathya from Chennai, India

Nice one.

19 Dec 2015 6:34pm

k@ from Paris, France

Happy New Year to you & your dear girl !

1 Jan 2016 1:27pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Solitude and quiet..Very telling saying and text below, the image is super calm and contemplative as well. Perhaps for the new year, lets hope it comes along with nothing but good things, happiness and all...happy new year !

2 Jan 2016 1:35am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, colors & lights!
Lovely view!
Happy♪ ♫ • * ¨ * •. ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸. • * ¨ * • New♫ ♪ ♫ • * ¨ * •. ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸. • * ¨ * • Year ❷☀❶❻ ♫ ♪¸ ¸ ¸ ¸. • * ¨ *
Happy New Year, with my best wishes to you!

2 Jan 2016 6:38pm

marije from ardèche, France

joli port d'attache !

4 Jan 2016 10:05pm

1/20 second
ISO 160
27 mm