Tag: anger

I am not Redundant # 1 – Exit and Anger

The Redundancy Robot   There is a fearsome Robot in every organisation. It is released by anonymous senior managers in secret late night meetings. It is programmed to deal with specially chosen employees – those with an invisible X painted on their backs.

Confrontation (and the Consequences) on Trains

Confrontation is an uncomfortable experience for all concerned. Particularly – it seems – on a train. I was once confronted with the feedback that I “avoided confrontation”. This was presented to me as a vice, whereas I had naively thought that the altruistic┬ádesire not to upset other people, coupled with the reasonable desire for self-preservation,…