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Subject:RE: Credit where credit is due?? From:"Ron Hearn" <RHearn -at- cucbc -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 8 Mar 2006 10:09:35 -0800
Turns out I wasn't the only one not mentioned in the email. Neither was
the person who merely sold the system to the customer. So I don't think
it's an issue with me as much as the email writer not doing the homework
to include everyone who should be. Such is the danger of such emails -
it's safe to say something like "Thanks to everyone who contributed"
rather than start listing people and running the risk of overlooking
From: Johnson, Tom [mailto:TJohnson -at- starcutter -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 10:05 AM
To: Gene Kim-Eng; Ron Hearn; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Credit where credit is due??
If writers have issues they need to address, this should be a welcome
opportunity to learn something about themselves and the basis for
improvement. Writers might come out of the meeting feeling kind of beat
up, but as a writer I'd rather know about and be able to do something
about it than to be blissfully ignorant. If you have issues, let me
tjohnson -at- starcutter -dot- com
From: techwr-l-bounces+tjohnson=starcutter -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+tjohnson=starcutter -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com]On
Behalf Of Gene Kim-Eng
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 1:00 PM
To: Ron Hearn; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Credit where credit is due??
I usually send a private email to the writers of such messages
asking, "Did you actually intend to not include my writer/s in
your list of people whose contributions you were appreciating?
If so, I'd like to schedule a meeting to go over your issues with
my writer/s' efforts." Of course, the potential downside for the
writer/s is if there are issues...
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