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> When I left that place there were several entire departments not on
> terms with each other.
I'm a relative newbie to this field ... and I know for sure this
office politics stuff didn't come up during my training --!
Obviously, it needs to be addressed in training ... but reading
stories like Alex's, politics seems to be one of those "entropy"
situations -- you know, where you can't win, can't even break even,
and can't get out of the game.
"I'd give my right arm to be ambidexterous!"