The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Apologies in advance. I’m feeling rather cynical today. Recently a dear friend told me he got into a very heated argument with his boss because he felt he was being underpaid and unappreciated. While I can understand how he feels, I have to say I inwardly cringed. It’s been my experience that nothing good comes …

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I have been working since I was 10 years old, and have experienced every type of manager conceivable. There is quite a bell curve on the spectrum of competence. I’ve seen many of the same mistakes made over and over and over again. These professional landmines should be easy to spot and avoid, but apparently …

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(Since I feel like a break today, I’m posting an article that I wrote which was published in Folio Weekly, a local alternative newspaper here in Jacksonville, Florida, in October, 2012.) I’d like to think I’m a good person. I have followed the rules all my life. I don’t smoke, drink, or do drugs. The …

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