Do You Ever Feel Like You Are Not Heard???
Saturday, July 25, 2015
I've just come to realize that I've been feeling this way for a LONG time!
It seems like my kids (almost ALL of the time), DH and at work (some times) totally discount what I say.
Kids (14, 21, 26) will ignore my requests to do stuff and outright disobey my directives (think requests to take their laundry piles from the dining room table to their rooms and directive to NOT use data on their phones away from home b/c we're getting HUGE overage charges).
Both kids and co-workers discounting the value of my extensive experience and top level college and post college education (think DD#1 - the 26 yr old- getting a parent complaint that a team player is acting in ways that are contractually prohibited (bullying). I've been a hiring/supervising manager for 20+ years at Fortune 100 companies and am very adept at handling these kinds of situations.
At work, the new leadership regime implementing the latest 'flavor' of corporate management has a very limited view / understanding of the impending negative downstream impacts.
That said, it bothers me BIG time. I feel like the Charlie Brown teacher that he hears as 'wha wha wha wha'.