While unpacking boxes in what will become my office, I found this golden oldie comic from years ago. Decades ago. The more things change…
If you’ve ever been laid off and told, “this is a business decision, it’s nothing personal,” you’ll be able to relate.
His email signature contained four text links and four image links.
I hate this so-called word. It doesn’t exist. It’s not existant. It’s not realant. It’s artificialant. It’s stupidant.
Change is inevitable.
Embrace it or be left behind.
Embrace it to maintain and enhance resiliency.
All day yesterday was house staging work. The downside is that our lives are progressively discombobulated, the upside is that there’s less emotional attachment to the house as the staging furniture arrives because it feels like I’m living in someone else’s house. So I guess I’m advancing through the grief stages.
It’s late at night and you’ve been at it for hours. Your spouse starts yelling because the cellophane tape is breaking off of its roll and she/he can’t get the roll started again. Obscenities are being generated.
Do you reply with:
- “Why don’t you take a break? Better yet, let’s quit for the day.”
- “It doesn’t do that for me. What are you doing wrong?”
The correct response is something along the lines of #1. It is not, I repeat not, #2.
And “x to y days” is a pet peeve. Why not say, “Please allow up to three business days?” Or better, “Please allow three business days?”