I arrived at his office and he put me in front of the computer. I pulled out my notes from the last time we worked on a budget and I was surprised to remember as much as I did. As expected, I did ask Alan lots of questions and he guided me through the steps that needed to be taken. I certainly couldn't have done it on my own. But, for the most part, I was the one writing the budget. I even found a line item that had been overlooked from being calculated into the previous budget. We created a formula for it and factored it in. When Alan thought there was something seriously wrong with the way a column was calculating, I pointed something out and it all of a sudden made sense. I felt like one of the most intimidating job responsibilities for a Property Manager was opening up before me. I "got it." I had an overwhelming feeling that I could be capable of doing that job. Today's budget meeting convinced me that if a Property Manager position becomes available, I should apply for it.
While I don't put much stock into horoscopes, I found this intriguing when I read it after the work day was done:
December 20, 2008I couldn't have said it better.
Complicated issues and processes won't phase you in the least today -- your brain is razor sharp, and it is ready to dissect issues, untie intellectual knots, and come up with some mind blowing solutions. Right now is the perfect time for you to sign up for a class, start a challenging novel, or try to learn a new hobby. Learning is a snap for you right now, and it will offer you a great sense of achievement. Experiencing something that tests you will show you what you're made of.