Re: Jealousy in the TW workplace?

Subject: Re: Jealousy in the TW workplace?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:18:03 -0500

> Really though, I wouldn't actually do this :-)

Fair enough. Everyone repeat after me: "We're all individuals." ;-)

> I have found it more useful to just ignore the person and not react to their
> attempts to get a rise out of me.  If I disagree with someone, I usually
> say, "you know, you could be right" and leave it at that.

I never give leeway to false ground. To valid arguments, absolutely!
May the best idea win! But that's not what this thread is about.

> In the meantime, I looked for another job. Because if it's the BOSS doing
> this, there are very few ways to win in that situation.
>
> Life is too short to spend the majority of your time with people like this,
> really.

Agreed. There's a completely different tactic needed if a boss is
behaving this way. And if a boss is continually allowed to act this
way, then I agree the best course of action is to cut and run.

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References:
Re: Jealousy in the TW workplace?: From: David Neeley
Re: Jealousy in the TW workplace?: From: Pro TechWriter
Re: Jealousy in the TW workplace?: From: Pro TechWriter

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