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Being Nice When They’re Not

I have to deal with some rude people in my line of work. They’re demanding. They want special treatment. They want extra explanations. “Please”, “thank you”, and “I know this is extra work for you but…” just aren’t the way … Continue reading

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It’s the People, Stupid

I’m listening to a history of the Crusades, and we’re up to the 1200’s, after the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade. The sack was a big deal, not just for the usual pillaging and plundering, but because a … Continue reading

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