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It's OKAY to PUSH BACK


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Good girls play nice, but not everyone does. I know sometimes folks don't do it intentionally, but it does not make it right. Sometimes, you need to push back a bit. And you know what? It is OKAY to do that.

With recent promotion comes staffing changes with staff that used to belong to someone else. People are not always so quick to let those pieces go. I know it can be hard. I know it can be rough. I am sensitive to that, but seriously, have a little savoir faire. I should have been included in the conversation before the colleague disseminated a coverage schedule without my knowledge aforethought.

Per my boss, I handled it right on. The good news is said colleague and I both report to him. It's over, but in the meantime I stood up for myself. It felt good to do that. and oh yeah, I walked up the big hill this morning.

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GEMINIGEM6 5/29/2013 5:56PM

    Yay! I myself love a good confrontation. I mean that in the way that it brings about growth. Not the Jerry Springer kind. So proud of you!

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DIFROMWYOMING 5/22/2013 8:46AM

    Good job, Mar! I had a similar day yesterday and it felt pretty darn empowering.

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DOODIE59 5/17/2013 9:09AM

    TWO victories! Way to go:)
Deirdre

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1STARVINGARTIST 5/16/2013 3:31PM

    Good for you!
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NORWOODGIRL 5/16/2013 1:18PM

    Well done! I am proud of you.

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RAINBOWFALLS 5/16/2013 7:57AM

    We have a lot of changes going on here and they are not making people happy - best of luck

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DOVESEYES 5/15/2013 7:33PM

    You sound like a great boss,and go you for sticking up for your self!!!!

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MICKEYH 5/15/2013 4:58PM

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DMUERHOFF 5/15/2013 4:07PM

    Congratulations! Another step of doing what's good for you!

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TAYGRL 5/15/2013 11:43AM

    Been there done that! OH! And I especially liked the part about how you walked up a big hill!!!

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_KATHY 5/15/2013 10:18AM

    Good for you Mar! I'm getting the image of a kitten growing into a full grown mouser! :D

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MAVERICK59 5/15/2013 10:07AM

    Congratulations on standing up to instead of putting up with.
There are big changes on your horizon.
You go girl!

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