Re: Not sure I agree with this

Subject: Re: Not sure I agree with this
From: Alec Chakenov <alec -dot- chakenov -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lynne Wright <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- tiburoninc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:15:14 +0600

Thanks, Lynne,
I've been recently promoted to a Technical Documentation Department Manager
position (after 12 years), so I will have to deal with everything written
by our staff.


2013/11/14 Lynne Wright <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- tiburoninc -dot- com>

> No need to feel stressed; you are not accountable for the quality of the
> previous person's work.
>
> You say: "I just took over this documentation, and am getting to know the
> material. If you can clarify this... and any other issue that you may
> find... for me, I'd be happy to update the manual accordingly."
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=tiburoninc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com[mailto:
> techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=tiburoninc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
> Behalf Of Alec Chakenov
> Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 1:00 PM
> To: Dan Goldstein
> Cc: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
> Subject: Re: Not sure I agree with this
>
> Sometimes it gets funny, when a reviewer (an SME) of a document that was
> prepared by someone else, who recently quit the company, asks you - "What
> did you mean by that?". I don't know what to say because I didn't write it,
> and this might be stressful.
>
>
> 2013/11/13 Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>
>
> > No, that's not stress, because it's an external phenomenon. Stress is how
> > you handle external phenomena internally. When I describe an event as
> > "stressful," I'm actually describing myself and not the event.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Neilson
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:03 PM
> > To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Re: Not sure I agree with this
> >
> > "... people who don't like stress ..."
> >
> > Is it somehow not stress when the SME for your doc update tells you,
> > "Sorry, I not allowed to talk to you any more. I'm on another project
> now.
> > You'll have to get your info from Joe Newguy," and Joe knows nothing
> about
> > the project except what he's been reading in the existing version that
> > you're trying to rewrite?
> >
> >
> >
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: Not sure I agree with this: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Not sure I agree with this: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Not sure I agree with this: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Not sure I agree with this: From: Alec Chakenov
RE: Not sure I agree with this: From: Lynne Wright

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