Monday March 4th 2012 Tim
In my current role as mail
order internet employee, the answer to the question, "How are you
doing?" depends very much upon who is asking. Generally the
wise answer is one which offers an idea of determination and happiness
without closing in upon any suggestion of smugness because the employee
should be like a Persian Carpet. Imperfect by design. This way, as
the tapestry is weaved, each thread remains driven to do better.
It's the maintenance of
slope, I would argue. And more often than not there is a sense of
randomness, promulgated by never quite knowing how an employee is
doing. Which in one sense is a good enough definition of suspicion. This
means that at no time is the summit achieved, it just goes on, endlessly.
Call it "Better and Better." Or if you can call it "Worse and Worse."
And damn how I miss the Union.