Tales from Work: The Good and the Bad

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Harvey Harvey
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Tales from Work: The Good and the Bad

I got up early and battled traffic to make a morning meeting in Wilton CT. I think I spent 45 minutes on the Tappan Zee Bridge. Somehow I was zen with it. Partly because I was in no danger of being late. I left 4 HOURS for a 110 mile drive and arrived only 30 minutes early.

There is nothing better than working for people who are successful, have money to spend, pay you what you are worth and listen carefully to what you have to say.  I came out of that meeting with an exuberance that "resembled" the way I feel after a great day in the Plattekill sidecountry.  Blasting tunes and singing as I plowed down the Merritt Parkway in a deluge. Great day.

Post your stories from work, triumphs and tragedies alike.
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
campgottagopee campgottagopee
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Good day here as well, Harv. Just hit my number with 3 more days to go! Months like these help to keep the wolves away
Johnnyonthespot Johnnyonthespot
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Good for both of you! Sounds like shit's in order. I'll have to revisit this one.
Johnnyonthespot Johnnyonthespot
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PeeTex PeeTex
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Making something that is both appreciated and needed is a thing of beauty. Last month I had a new client that came from a referral, he clearly described the problem and what was desired in a solution. I told him what I thought it would take and he was more than happy to issue a PO. I worked on his problem and came up with a solution that was far better than either of us expected for 75% of the agreed upon price and he was ecstatic. What he does not realize is I would have been just as happy to do it for free as I love this stuff so much. We both won and that is the most rewarding thing. I’ll go take an extra trip to Utah next winter and he will have a new feature to sell.
Don't ski the trees, ski the spaces between the trees.
Harvey Harvey
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Johnnyonthespot wrote
Good for both of you! Sounds like shit's in order.
Ha I wouldn't go that far, for me.
"You just need to go at that shit wide open, hang on, and own it." —Camp
campgottagopee campgottagopee
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Harvey wrote
Johnnyonthespot wrote
Good for both of you! Sounds like shit's in order.
Ha I wouldn't go that far, for me.
 
No doubt!
Around here you can go from hero to zero in about 2 seconds....lol
JasonWx JasonWx
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My job is closing in Dec..Most of my staff is leaving this summer.
Had a interview the other day that last 5.5hrs...If I get the job it's in Greenwich Ct , which means i have to cross the TZ..
Depending on how you look at it, the above can be all good or all bad..

"Peace and Love"
campgottagopee campgottagopee
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5.5 hrs? I'd say you got the job!
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campgottagopee wrote
Harvey wrote
Johnnyonthespot wrote
Good for both of you! Sounds like shit's in order.
Ha I wouldn't go that far, for me.
 
No doubt!
Around here you can go from hero to zero in about 2 seconds....lol
Reminds me of the Al Pacino meme. "Last week they loved me. This week they hate me. Both weeks I got paid."
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