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More thoughts on managing people effectively

Avoid the appearance of favoritism at all costs. Respond to suggestions in a timely manner, even if you aren’t going to implement them. Treat new employees the same as existing employees – if everyone is assigned a locker tagged with … Continue reading

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Facing the end of a year, and the start of a new decade

I started working at a county shelter in June, and Jan 2nd will be my last day there. It was a mutual decision – I haven’t been happy there for awhile, because I know that I’m not working up to … Continue reading

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Occasionally, I write something I’m really proud of.

This is one of these times:

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On social contracts…

I am growing to hate the casual invite, or “Hey, we should do something on day X.” Because lately, whenever someone suggests it, and I agree, in my mind, it becomes a thing, and I look forward to it. And then it doesn’t … Continue reading

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On Not Doing

Disclosure: I have a ton of stuff not packed. We have a yard sale Saturday, and I’ve not priced things. I copped out and made a price list for the major items. Sunday I’m borrowing my new landlord’s trailer and … Continue reading

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Ramblings…

Things have been a bit crazy in my life recently, but I think I have a direction… which is comforting (until the wind changes its mind). For the past few months I’d hoped that we’d find people to move into … Continue reading

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no longer ill, but ill at ease

I’ve been in a crappy mood lately. I’m tired of being alone, but the thought of trolling the bars or similar is not only distasteful, it gives me a slight case of anxiety. I miss college, where there was ample … Continue reading

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