The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

Fight Fire With Efficiency …
May 6, 2021, 8:00 am
Filed under: A Bit Of Inspiration, Comment, Culture, Devious Strategy

I’m sure I’m not the only one this happens to, but nothing amazes me more than people who were professional assholes to me in the past, writing out the blue wanting to chat.

It might be email or insta, but most usually it’s on LinkedIn.

Of course it’s never to apologise or make amends – of course not – generally it’s them seeking your help with a job or a contact.

Maybe a better person would let bygones be bygones – after all, LinkedIn in particular is a professional network and being professional means it’s never personal, just business.

Alas – as you all know – I’m not professional.

I also don’t believe business and personal are ever exclusive and I have no desire to help bullies prosper which is why I adopt the Sarah Millican approach to professional ‘users’ …

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Comment by George

Didn’t you once do something like this to a planner you worked with?

Comment by Pete

he does it with fucking everyone.

Comment by andy@cynic

Oh it happens a lot.

Happened just yesterday … where someone who I worked with for 3 weeks … years ago … and not positively … asked me to write a reference for them for a new job.

They will be disappointed with my response.

Comment by Rob

good. make the fuckers bleed.

Comment by andy@cynic

If you were a woman you would be Sarah Millican. I mean physically, only your presentations make people laugh that much.

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Comment by Bazza

you fucking evil beautiful bastard.

Comment by andy@cynic

Poor Sarah … she doesn’t deserve that sort of abuse.

Comment by Rob

I hate agreeing with you but I agree with you.

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Comment by andy@cynic

As usual. Hahahaha.

Comment by Rob

I smell jealousy.

Comment by Bazza

This blog is much better with comments.

Comment by John

The comments are the only good things.

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