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Subject:RE: Drafts Back in Time From:MList -at- chrysalis-its -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 29 May 2003 14:46:56 -0400
We get free muffins. Actually baking the darn things is a
coals-to-Newcastle move that never goes over well. The
boss has brought in hers (or some family members') a couple
of times, and we've finally trained her out of that habit.
Now *I* make these amazing Chocolate Chip Squares . . . .
The meetings don't flow any better (what with the sugar buzz
and all, but they're wonderfully well attended -- just last
month we had two people from the company upstairs . . .not sure
how they got past the door security. . . .)
Barbara Yanez [mailto:BarbaraYanez -at- cogentsystems -dot- com] scribbled:
> I for one would never bake muffins to try to get ahead in business.
> Now toll hosue cookies, that's a whole nutha story. But muffins?
> Barbara Yanez
> Integration Group
> Mgr - Documentation
> ------ Amy Smith wrote:
> "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)."
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