It’s worked, too.
The more I’ve concentrated on the upbeat, the less involved I’ve been in the Trump madness, the better my mood and my attitude have become.
But nothing lasts forever, I guess. The world isn’t rosy all the time and fake euphoria (like fake news) doesn’t do anyone any good. So I’m going to give in, vent for a minute, get it off my chest, and hope it’ll go away. Then I will, once again, return to my pursuit of life’s more meaningful, joyful and satisfying moments.
Here goes. I am sick of people who:
- Take days to respond to emails or never get back to you at all.
- Don’t answer the phone.
- Ignore voice mail messages.
- Don’t leave “out-of-office” messages on email and voice mail.
- Take responsibility for nothing.
- Never follow up and leave you hanging indefinitely.
- Rarely, if ever, say thank you.
- Leave garbage bags on the floor instead of putting them down the chute.
- Leave trolleys in the elevator for someone else to return.
- Don’t clean up after themselves.
None of this is really new, but I’ve never experienced so much of it before. It’s like there’s suddenly an epidemic of bad manners. It’s like we’re suddenly living in a “f*ck you. I-don’t-give-a-damm” world. A friend of mine made an interesting point over the weekend when she wondered if the Boor-In-Chief is responsible for a general lowering of standards. It frankly wouldn’t surprise me. It sure hasn’t hurt his career so I guess that makes it okay for everyone else.
Be that as it may, it pisses me off. It’s unprofessional, rude, disrespectful and inconsiderate. So stop it, please.