Tag Archives: What would you do ?

Say My Name (Correctly!)

My job responsibilities have grown, and I find myself in more Zoom calls with senior colleagues I’ve never met. A lot of people find my name hard to pronounce, so I make a point to introduce myself clearly when I … Continue reading

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Payless

Shortly after being promoted, I discovered that one of the employees I manage makes significantly more than I do. “Jake” is not even an outstanding performer, yet his pay is 15 percent higher than mine. Because I’m managing a department … Continue reading

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The Picker

My neighbor picks flowers off of our trees/plants in the front yard. The first time we caught her doing this, she told us she uses them for prayer and asked if it was OK. This is becoming a daily routine. … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff!

I have a friend who is overly generous. We exchange birthday and Christmas gifts, but she quite regularly sends me other gifts that I really don’t want. I am at the age where I am downsizing, and I really don’t … Continue reading

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Etiquette Question: Guest Edition

What do I do if someone brings a guest who has a ton of dietary restrictions without giving me advanced warning? Alex answers this question as I would, “My house my rules.”  I also found myself chuckling and rolling my … Continue reading

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