People who are employees often act like they’re rice.

Rice is a commodity.

It doesn’t really matter which brand of rice you get (except for Basmati rice, man, that is the real deal). They’re all the same to you. It’s plain and boring. You could swap our one type of rice for another and nobody would be able to tell the difference. That’s the problem with being employed in a company. People go and they are replaced.

The company goes on. It’s easy to feel like you only exist to fill a headcount. The company treats people like a commodity. But the problem is when you as a person, starts treating yourself like a commodity.

You do NOT want to be a commodity. If you are, you’re exactly the same as the next 100 corporate drones. And that means it’s harder to get hired, harder to stand out, and harder …