The Influence You Leave Behind

I woke up today to a warm and positive Linkedin message from someone I never met and never had the pleasureย to know. However, this person “knows” me and here’s how:

January 1, 2015 9:47 AM
Hello Jansait,

I’m Doaa working with the NOC team at Aspire Services, I joined the team a short time after you have left it. I heard nice things about you and I wish I could’ve worked and met you ๐Ÿ™‚

Well, just wanted to say ‘Hi’ and wishing you a happy and good new year ๐Ÿ™‚


Doaa Al-Daqqa

After reading this message and thanking her, it hit me how important it is to leave a positive footprint behind, thinking of all the people I met and those who met me.

Who youย are matters.

It matters because it affects people and it affects the impact those peopleย leave behind as well. Beingย dedicated,ย honest and kind at your workplace and in life in general allows positivity to growย in this world andย this matters a lot.

Kindness costs nothing but rewards greatly where hatred costs you a lot of negativityย that affect your health and everyone around you butย rewards nothing.

Thank you, Doaa, for sending some loveย this morningย ๐Ÿ™‚ Receiving this message after 4+ years of leaving my position means a lot to me and encourages me to be better at what I do and to those around me.

One Sweet Goodbye

My official last day at work was kind of weird.. in the early morning I was excited and happy, later in the day i was denying that I’m leaving.. then I felt like I am leaving but will also leave a part of me somewhere around my desk, in the office kitchen, with the people I was (will still be) friends with.

for over a thousand day I was going to the same place, meeting the same people.. joke, laugh, share, cry, play, go out, and many more together.. will still meet with some of them but not the daily dose of our talks, laughs and concerns.. will miss them for sure..

On my official last day, they prepared a surprise for me with some gifts.. (I asked, no cake since it’s Ramadan :p ) was a lovely gesture from them.. especially that one of the gifts have their names and on the other side my picture at the office and below “Jano, Always a true inspiration. We will miss you” I almost cried. usually I do in these occasions.. I’m a little too sensitive girl..

They wished me well and i did too.. exchanged some last laughs and jokes and went back to my desk.. collecting my stuff for a final leave.. I felt like staying a little bit more but then left before I think twice ๐Ÿ™‚

Lovely friends, amazing journey and one exciting roller-coaster it was.. looking for the same and more in the new Journey I’m about to start ๐Ÿ™‚

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9 am and 11 am Birthday Surprises :D

My friends at work are the best ๐Ÿ™‚ they do anything to make my day and make me happy.. i really love them… thank you Guys ๐Ÿ™‚

When i came to office at 9 am yesterday, I found my desk and chair surrounded with balloons!! was really amazing and knew that they were getting more balloons hehe

11 am or so, they surprised me with a cake! Balloons were already enough 3an jd ๐Ÿ™‚ I feel loved and appreciated wallah..

Cake got our manager’s name on it too because his birthday was Nov 19 ๐Ÿ˜€

I really dont know what to say other than thanks to all at work for making my day ๐Ÿ™‚

Also I want to thank all my friends who called, sent sms’s, facebook messages, Blog comments and shared this day with me ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you all..

Fishes at work – Lovely

Our team lead got us these cute fishes ๐Ÿ™‚ so cute and lovable .. at first they were 11 in the tiny bowel but 4 died and yesterday one decided to swim in the sink down to somewhere unknown lol ya 7aram ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

They are really cute and when I put my finger in the bowel they tickle it hehe no not because they are hungry! because they love me *Angel smile* lol

I pray no more fishes would die! now they have more space with five out and also with the CLEAN bowel .. it was so dirty ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

Anyway, hope you enjoyed ๐Ÿ˜‰

Finally, a weekend!


yaaaay ๐Ÿ˜€ i have a day off ๐Ÿ˜€ it’s been weeks i haven’t had any weekend or off! finally i’m having one, but not really ๐Ÿ˜ฆ i forgot to tell mom that i have off today so she woke me up early, i heard her singing waking me and my sister up ( yallah ya banat ya 7elween ya amameer ya karameesh.. etc) and then heard dad saying to her “hush hush she’s sleeping she told me she has the day off!” but it was too late ๐Ÿ˜ฆ anyway, she wasn’t sure of my dad’s information and she came over to my room to ask me ๐Ÿ˜€ so the sleep has gone and i’m awake. thanks mom :p

Anyway, it’s still off and im still home enjoying the day ๐Ÿ˜€ i hope you all at schools and works enjoying it as well ๐Ÿ˜‰

OMG!! the best birthday ever or what?!

thanks god a millions for the most AMAZING birthday ever ๐Ÿ˜€

i got many many birthday wishes here and on phone and they are amazing! even from people i dont know and it was really appreciated like hell ๐Ÿ˜€ thanks guys! first i have to thank people one by one!

Bakkouz for the amazing post and sms’s and call ๐Ÿ™‚
Dadan; for the amazing effort lol and still i want the mouse :p
Nour; you’re amazing man! thanks ๐Ÿ™‚ (ill show you guys what he did later)
Ali (Anando) thnks for the statistics i will read it asap ๐Ÿ™‚
Ahmad J; we missed you today wallah.. come back soon ๐Ÿ™‚
Janakats family and especially Dodo ๐Ÿ˜‰
Selina and 7amoudeh
whose birthday is today also ๐Ÿ™‚
Barhooooooooooom Ibra ๐Ÿ˜€
Khairo , Ya7ya , lana , Lina , Manal, Spaghetti , Arwa, Maiso
Ma7moud and Qusaiย played a tune for me on guitars and named it Jano ๐Ÿ˜€ thanks guys ๐Ÿ˜‰
Lo2ay , Janti , and some of the above ; thanks for coming tonight.. it was a great night dearest ๐Ÿ™‚
Tina , Tamara , Soso , Yazeed , 3ala2 ,
7amzeh and sami in my ex job
Dana koff and ma7moud , Rana alturk , Laila shabsough
and of course George ๐Ÿ™‚
3amo yanal and the family ๐Ÿ™‚
Arroush , Aussie mum and dad , orhan
last but not least my family !! Mom , Fatoom , Dad and ahmad.

and how can i forget people here on the internet and bloggers? guys u made me feel so special ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you omar thanks alot bs bekafe 100 :p, Matt yeah as if haha, Nadeen wow! thanks alot dear ๐Ÿ™‚, kinzi thanks alot, Severus i guess u said it perfectly 49 is amazing ๐Ÿ˜€, mala2e6 ya3ni jd i dont know what to say ๐Ÿ˜€ akhjalte tawado3e ya benet :p walek 3arase ente :*, bukah thanks 3o2bal manshoofak 3arees :p, Roba thanks alot dear ๐Ÿ™‚, Naryat i guess ur same my age getting older isnt cool at all :S, Ghaith thanks ๐Ÿ™‚, 7ala glad u loved the words ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks alot…, jameed ; thank you man o allah yer7am el tawjihi (ahbal mar7aleh be7ayate lol), Chet and Opairah thank you ๐Ÿ™‚
also Nour , bakkouz, dadan and fatoom.. thanks for writing comments too ๐Ÿ™‚

now the surprises!!!
I had an interview today and got a Job ๐Ÿ˜€
other than the gifts i got today…
I got the most amazing post from bakkouz thanks alot ๐Ÿ™‚
at 9:50
(the time i was born): phone call from dadan (thanks alot, i loved it ๐Ÿ™‚ ), lana and bakkouz

and the funny chat and thing was made from Nour.
happy-birthday.JPG janocoloured.JPG

Now the video where Qusai and Ma7moud composed sth for me ,, at the end of it selina got a call and we laughed like hell,,, still dont know why :p