Category: workplace

Who gossips to you, gossips about you

Here’s a short and sweet (actually more like prune juice) bit of advice for consideration: ignore gossip! Here’s the thing. Those who gossip to you, gossip about you. Plain and simple. Gossip is currency and hardly anyone gives anything away for free. Gossipers are gnats. They are moving […]

Develop a better bullshit detector

Everyone everywhere is gaslighting every other person from the chandeliers down to the gravel. It’s inescapable. As such, one must evolve at a rapid pace. Many years ago, in providing someone a performance appraisal I advised them that they had to get better at bullshitting. It may sound […]

An unsustainable breaking point

This morning I received an inbox advertisement for Microsoft Cloud which noted it was good for sustainability. That word sustainability caught my eye. Everything these days is about sustainability or so say millions of people. If something is sustainable it is able to be maintained at the current […]

Same as it ever was

Today went by in a blur. But not a good blur. It was a headache-filled, cold-bones blur punctuated by sharp metaphorical body blows and annoyances. Usually when things go by in a blur, the day doesn’t sting as much. As I navigated the fog, I kept singing the […]