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Office of Professional Responsibility

In show business, there is a saying “Never work with children or animals”. Some days, actually most days, I feel the same could be said for office life. Today was one of those days…

I have never been one for office politics or for playing games when it comes to my personal or professional life.  To me, a job is a job, and as a consultant and contractor who typically stays at a place for not more than 6-12 months, I see my job as working with a client on whatever the project happens to be, deliver it and get out in the quickest possible time.  My motto, and I say this to people often, is “You win, I win.  You fail, I fail.”  That is what teamwork is all about.  So why is it that some people feel like it is their life’s mission to make your life hell?

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