RE: Thank you notes

Subject: RE: Thank you notes
From: david -dot- locke -at- amd -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 21:59:00 -0500

Ann Hastings said:

>Did I get that job? No.
>Something to do with the HR person's feeling about my lack of total
>enthusiasm for their foosball team.

I don't know how many jobs I've lost, because I'm a low reactor. I'm not
going to get excited about anything. I've also lost job candidates, because
the boss expected me to very enthusiastic about hiring them. I've made a
chef angry, because the food was "Fine." I've made my mother mad because the
food was "Fine." Of course, it was stark raving excellent. But, I don't go

Entrepreneurs like enthusiastic people. So if you want the job, fake it.



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