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In a message dated 95-09-23 08:13:51 EDT, you write:
>:>... Now I work at a small company where I'm the only
>:>writer, and I don't often ask for permission to undertake projects I'm
>:>interested in (like creating a web page): I just do them.
Here's one of my favorite quotes on innovation:
"It's easier to ask for forgiveness than for permission."
I'm sure someone is responsible for this gem, but I don't know who.
Being innovative is important. When we strike out and create a solution for
someone else's REAL problem, we suddenly become part of the team. (Caveat:
Innovation is good, but apply it where it's needed. Don't try to fix
something that ain't broken.)