- The person who routinely plays dumb in order to avoid embarrassing others.
- The team members who devote most of their time to sabotaging one another.
- The manager who long ago mistook timidity for deliberation.
- The employee who hates the workplace so much he won't leave until it is perfect.
- The executive who secretly longs to be an artist.
- The director who measures personal success solely in dollars.
- The burnt-out case who is just going through the motions.
- The grizzled veteran who barks at people but genuinely cares for them.
- The smiling chief of staff who'd cut your throat for a quarter.
- The young supervisor who has better judgment than several department heads.
- The quiet technician who is a vast reservoir of untapped knowledge.
- The lawyer who keeps nudging top management to do the right thing.
- The worker who has been looking forward to retirement from the first day on the job.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Here are some little novels that you'll see hidden in the workplace:
Posted by Michael Wade at 4:15 AM