Re: How nosy are you?
I guess I do some of that -- particularly around the printer.
I don't. If I inadvertently see something that doesn't belong to me, I turn it
face down. People print all sorts of personal as well as business-related things.
Many documents have some degree of implied confidentiality even if the person who
printed them isn't assiduous about picking them up right away. I'm not by nature
an MYOB sort of person (big surprise there, I know), but I try not to be a
OK.. At *our* printer, we often have several print jobs stacked in the
printer's output hopper. One must thumb through the stack to spot the
cover sheet that identifies ones own outputs. If, in so doing, I notice
something that relates to my own duties, I will either make mental note
of it, to be able to keep my eyes and ears open about it; or, if the
person is a friend, I *may* choose to ask about the matter. It's a
Guy K. Haas
guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com | gkhaas -at- usa -dot- net
Software Exegete in Silicon Valley
ROBOHELP X4 - THE INDUSTRY STANDARD IN HELP AUTHORING Buy RoboHelp by July 31st and receive a $100 mail-in rebate!
Find out more about RoboHelp X4: http://www.ehelp.com/techwr-l
Mercer University's online MS Program in Technical Communication Management:
Preparing leaders of tomorrow's technical communication organizations today.
See www.mercer.edu/mstco or write George Hayhoe at hayhoe_g -at- mercer -dot- edu -dot-
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
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.
Search our Technical Writing Archives & Magazine