A pe­cu­liar cor­re­la­tion

Pakistan Observer - - OPINION - N AB­BAS & QURAT ZEHRA

Hu­man de­vel­op­ment is also a spir­i­tual jour­ney that has var­i­ous di­men­sions, and these con­cep­tual branches cor­re­spond with dif­fer­ent as­pects of driv­ing a mo­tor­car as well. Firstly, in the me­chan­i­cal terms, a per­son should use clutch in or­der to pre­serve the en­gine in ac­tive mode. The clutch­ing ef­fect in pro­fes­sional life helps us in man­ag­ing short term chal­lenges those will sub­side in due time, so one must main­tain readi­ness to move for­wards im­me­di­ately when dif­fi­cul­ties drop away. Se­condly, petrol rep­re­sents one’s knowl­edge that he or she ap­plies in or­der to de­velop in a cer­tain pro­fes- sional field. The steer­ing wheel stands for the spe­cific di­rec­tion that an in­di­vid­ual pur­sues in his or her life. Thirdly, spir­i­tual af­fairs act as en­gine oil that cleanses our soul to max­i­mize per­for­mance and main­tains lon­giv­ity of life as well. Fourthly, one could ap­ply breaks in or­der to pre­vent pro­fes­sional con­flicts from de­vel­op­ing that might dis­tain a pro­fes­sional’s cre­den­tials for be­ing pig­headed. The el­e­ment of pig­head­ed­ness shall spread the mes­sage about one’s in­abil­ity to man­age dis­agree­ments con­struc­tively, and thus, would limit po­ten­tial for growth.

Fi­nally, wa­ter in the ra­di­a­tor sub­scribes the role of fam­ily and friends in a per­son’s life be­cause they so­cially con­nect in or­der to dis­lodge the stress and ten­sion of pro­fes­sional ex­is­tence. Man­agers and or­ga­ni­za­tional lead­ers ful­fil the ca­pac­ity of traf­fic po­lice who re­ward and pun­ish good and bad be­hav­iour on the road lead­ing to­wards greater fi­nan­cial and pro­fes­sional per­for­mance. How­ever, death is the ul­ti­mate des­ti­na­tion of life upon reach­ing fi­nal land­mark; we will be an­a­lysed in the light of deeds and mis­deeds com­mit­ted in the tem­po­rary life to de­ter­mine our fate dur­ing the per­ma­nent one. —At­tock

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