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Some specific things I've learned NOT to do by working in close proximity with people

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by blowtorch, May 15, 2017.

  1. blowtorch

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    These are mostly by negative example- people showing me by example what NOT to do

    Don't wear "fragrance"

    Don't whistle

    Don't yawn loudly (it's controllable)

    Don't talk religion

    Don't talk politics



    Let's hear what you've learned NOT to do
     
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    Expect excellence from people who always talk about it.
     
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  4. blowtorch

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    "Expect excellence from people who always talk about it."

    Mr Burns voice- "Excellent"
     
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  7. blowtorch

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    (unless she's hot, of course :p)
     
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    I'm with you so far. I will add these:

    DON'T drone on about your children (or any one thing in particular, really)

    DON'T bring personal drama to work.
     
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    Don't make personal phone calls within earshot of co-workers, especially if you're doing so in order to micro-manage your family.
     
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    I think you covered it in "don't wear "fragrance" even personal ones.
     
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    Don't get involved, especially in office politics.

    Don't take sides in someone else's war / dispute.

    If someone starts a sentence with "I'm gonna... (do something)", don't hold your breath waiting.
     
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    Thought of another one.

    Don't say "Bless you" when someone sneezes. Some folk actually will take offense at that :rolleyes: (I learned that one the hard way)
     
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    I worked at a place where we (ok, I) scored sneezes out of 10. I still have the score cards. :D
     
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