Category Archives: Reading

Judgmental Employees

Q: As a manager, I always strive to maintain a professional demeanor in discussions with employees. But when critical and judgmental people try to twist the meaning of my words, I tend to freeze and shut down. This ends the … Continue reading

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Talking Bananas

Going through my purging basket, the photo of the bananas caught my eye as they “spoke” kind words such as “Be kind” “Smile” and a plethora of other positive sayings. I settled into my seat to learn just who this … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Rent to Own?

The title of the article caught my eye Why Would Anyone Rent to Own? My quick witted smart ass answer was “So poor people can stay poor and impoverished, and because we now live in an instant society where individuals … Continue reading

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The Elderly

The title of the article “Don’t Patronize Older Adults by Calling Them ‘the Elderly’” annoyed me. As a woman of color, I was raised to call my elders “sir” or “ma’am”; and, yes, I have referred to a group of … Continue reading

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Betrayal

He betrayed you—maybe more than once. Then he changed. Now what? There are few people harder to trust than an addict. He will look you right in the eye and tell you he’s clean, tell you he has finally kicked … Continue reading

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