RE: Drafts Back in Time

Subject: RE: Drafts Back in Time
From: Amy Smith/Westford/IBM <amy_smith -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 13:57:17 -0400

I have to chime in here...

Willow said:
> Uhhh... I'm a woman. And I AM goal oriented and efficient and a mean

Count me in. And proud of it, too. Although instead of 'mean bitch,' I
prefer to think of it as "take-no-prisoners" attitude. :-)

Amber said:
> ~> Not to start any wars, but I've tried to be serious and
> ~> determined in the workplace and have found that I'm much
> ~> more successful when I wear cute outfits and flirt like
> ~> he11. I'm all about making the system work for me if I
> ~> can't change it <g>!!!
> ~> Good thing my boss is a woman because I know that when I
> ~> have her approval, it's because of the work I do IN SPITE
> ~> OF my appearance/conduct.

Agree with Willow here, again (and yes, I knew/assumed that Willow is

<geek romance fantasy>
My SMEs fall helplessly at my feet when I show that I actually have an
understanding of PKI or database encryption. It's all I can do to fend them
off when I file an SPR or submit an enhancement request.
</geek romance fantasy>

I think actual technical knowledge and interest accomplishes more than cute
outfits, or baking muffins, for that matter. And it's definitely more
career-advancing (weak tech-writing tie-in).


Amy Smith
GPD Information Development
IBM Software Group/Lotus Software
Phone 978.399.5009 | Tie line: 399.5009 | Email: amy_smith -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com
*****IBM Confidential******


Robohelp X3, from eHelp, lets you quickly and easily create
professional Help systems for all your Windows and Web-based
applications, including Net.

Order RoboHelp X3 in May and receive a $100 mail-in rebate, PLUS
free RoboScreenCapture and WebHelp Merge Module.

Order RoboHelp today:

You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as:
archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

RE: Drafts Back in Time: From: Foster, Willow

Previous by Author: RE: What does it mean to be technical?
Next by Author: WinHelp macro (or web link) to open new file using Word template?
Previous by Thread: RE: Drafts Back in Time
Next by Thread: RE: Drafts Back in Time

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads