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There are some people who get along with everyone. Obviously, from my posts, you know I'm not one of them. But there are people who I don't get along with (and don't want to get along with). Unless one has some very special drugs, I don't think it's normal to get along with everyone - but what do I know.
Examples at work include a person who deliberate breaches my trust or are a predator of vulnerable employees. And, of course, the chronic liars. [Chronic idiots aren't included because, well, they're idiots]
This could probably be contorted into a survey question, but meanwhile, any comments (or more interestingly, examples!) ? Even those of you who claim you're described in the preceding paragraph
I'm pretty laid back.
I try very hard to just ignore those I can't stand, but it doesn't always work.
In one company there was me (Technical manager - in charge of everything more complicated than a mains plug) and Martin (General manager - in charge of sales, office, paperwork) both reporting to the managing director. And I detested the slimy little weasel; the feeling was mutual.
So I just worked round him. He came up with change requests, which went on post-it notes with all the others and were stuck to my wall. What he never realised was that the wall was a priority order, and his were added at the bottom. Which coincidentally was just above my bin.
I outlasted him though - he got the sack after I found out by accident that he was spending several hours a day on porn sites during office hours. Then a whole load of nasties cam creeping out the woodwork, like his affair with one of the office girls, falsified invoices, ... He went from General Manager at a 2-digit-million pound turnover company to a night shelf stacker at the local supermarket (his wife insisted he wasn't in the house at night after the affair and the girlfriend dumped him due to the porn).
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