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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXVIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2004, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I turned up the hot water       and bent further             to splash some water             on my face. This whole ordeal       had been exhausting and I hoped I could wash the fatigue       from my face. The hot water felt good       soothing,             relaxing,                   calming.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXVII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2004, at 12:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Huh!       I said to myself. Hiding in plain sight       that cant be Now alone,       I turned on the water,             leaned over the sink, and began washing my hands       washing them of this whole matter,             this futile search.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXVI

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 2:16 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Well, I see what youre saying,       I countered. But, I dont think it applies in this situation. Hmmmm, maybe so, maybe not,       he said             as he headed                   for the door.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:55 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Well, yeah, I agreed, I have had that experience looking for car keys, the TV remote, the leash for the dog. Yup, Sometimes it is right there under my nose. Well, perhaps thats whats happening here.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXIV

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:52 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I shot him a glance You know somethin I dont know? Not really,       he said, I just know that sometimes people look for answers in every place except the most obvious one. Havent you had that experience?

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:33 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Oh, yeah, thats a good one,       he nodded. Ive struggled with the very same question myself. Right.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:32 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Oh, I dont wanna bore you with all the gory details Lets just say Im havin a bad day. Yeah?       his raised eyebrow             continued to query.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXXI

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:27 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I pushed open       the bathroom door             and walked in. The place       was empty except for one guy       washing his hands             at one of the sinks. I went to another sink       and turned on the faucet.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXX

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 9, 2004, at 1:25 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Im going to stop at the restroom here and wash my hands,       I told her. Thanks again for your time. Sure, anytime,       she waved             as she continued                   down the hall.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXI

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 8:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I arrived at the building all glass and chrome, and pushed my way through the revolving door and followed the signs to the Finance Department. . Excuse me, miss,       I inquired at the information desk, I was directed here to meet with they -- can you let them know Im here?

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXIX

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 8:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Oh, its OK,       I said, At this point I dont think anyone can help. It doesnt appear that anyone is responsible for anything! I think Ill just go to the cafeteria and get a cup of coffee.

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Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXVIII

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 6, 2004, at 8:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I didnt reply. I just sat there, taking in what she had said. I was out of steam.