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Originally posted by FriedBabelBroccoli
reply to post by winofiend
In all fairness I should indeed have lowered my expectations of my coworkers at my initial job.
The first location was a major high end retailer at which I was in an assistant manager position. The girls' club included my direct overseeing manager whom made the career mistake of involving herself with illicit drugs making their way through the building.
Memories of my final day there still bring a chuckle years later.
Having been fingered for theft (by said girls' club) and thought, by management and coworkers, to have been unaware of investigation into my ALLEGED activities I engaged in what I fondly recall as "operation fcuk up."
I was dressed entirely in black. Black tie, black shirt, black slacks, socks and shoes were a necessity for the occasion. I had, over the months made friends in "informed" locals whom passed along damning evidence involving 4 out of 10 of the clique in my department as well as their "friends" (a.k.a. PIC's) in other departments.
I secretly passed along information to the right people and waited until the final hour of the day when people were usually fired. I played along acting oblivious to the watchful gaze of those eagerly awaiting my expulsion form the company.
Oh the look on their faces when cometh the fated hour the security guards approached me only to give a nod of the head and instead proceed to walk those 4 to their cars.
The best reaction would be of one "Tina" lets call her who immediately placed her hand over her mouth turning pale as ghost and subsequently fleeing the sales floor not to be seen again for the rest of the day.
Needless to say I then walked to the store manager's office to turn in my letter of resignation fully detailing my experience which then led to my former manager being fired days later.
To top it off the store manager complimented my actions and attire as "worthy of a Shakespearean plot of deception." He then wrote me a letter of recommendation and landed me a manager's position at my current place of employment.edit on 4-6-2013 by FriedBabelBroccoli because: 101
Let me add that it would be foolish to treat with scorn the maintenance crews, outsourced security, and scorned saleswomen as they can be the best of friends when one honestly treats them with dignity and respect in the world of deception high end retail operates within.
For the record I despised classical literature until I entered the ridiculous world of high end retail and management and have since been forced to admit my ignorance in having had such low opinions prior.edit on 4-6-2013 by FriedBabelBroccoli because: Sometimes I wonder if I should have entered politics, LoL I kid I kid!
Originally posted by FalseMove
I just came on here to look for info on the topic of "synchronicity", specifically many negative occurrences.
I saw this on the home page and I thought I'd read it.
I do wonder - if the idea of negative synchronicity might have something to do with your issues, too?
People have always been extremely hostile to me and I honestly don't know why. Are other people hostile to you, besides your co workers? Even strangers - such as shop workers, etc?
Do you have other bad luck? For me, if I remove myself from people - then other random bad luck starts up such as accidents, illness, and really weird and odd things - to make a fake example - someone will phone me up and demand the money I borrowed in 1960. Yeah, I wasn't even *born then* so that would be crazy.
But - stuff like this happens to me ALL the time. And people have ALWAYS been rude and hostile to me - for NO reason.
I got the Bad Ju Ju. And maybe you do, too.
Why do women go into menopause?
“The ovaries basically shut down,” explains West Penn Hospital OBGYN Dr. Emily Lebovitz. “Why exactly that occurs we don’t know.”
Around age 50, women end their reproductive years — an event called menopause. Hormones change, menstrual cycles stop, and natural childbearing is no longer a possibility.
“It’s certainly healthier for them to have children in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and then it becomes much more difficult,” Dr. Lebovitz continues.
But a Canadian researcher says it’s because of men, and because of competition.
Using computer modeling, he found competition among men of any age for younger mates left older females with less chance of reproducing.
He says the result is that genes favoring menopause got passed down through the generations, so that now it’s a normal part of the female genetic blueprint.