“We’ll head to the swimming cove,” David explained. He was the captain of our lake-worthy vessel. “It’s a spring-fed cove. You’ll enjoy pockets of cool water; it’s very refreshing on a hot day like today,” he continued. Dave didn’t know of my deep respect for water. To be clear, I like water in a bottle, a glass, a tub, a hot tub, a pool, a lake, even the…
It was mid-afternoon Friday, August 31st when I walked in the Market Manager’s office. Within a minute or two the conversation took an unforeseen hard right when he said, “Your position has been eliminated from the 2008 budget.”
Still trying to grasp the meaning, I leaned forward and looked across the desk, “Does that mean I’m not coming back on Monday?”
“You’ll need a ride home. Randy…
The location was the Los Angeles Coliseum. Also used for Season 16 of The Biggest Loser, an American competition reality show. The show features overweight contestants competing to win a cash prize. The winner is determined by who loses the highest…
“Why did you not finish the paperwork?” Bill demanded.
“It was my intention…” Sarah began.
“You know how important timely documentation is, not only for the record, but the success of our team!”
“Yes, and if I may explain…” Bill walked out of Sarah’s office.
It begins when your expectation isn’t fulfilled. Frustration is natural and depending on a variety of circumstances easily slips into anger….
A businessman took off on an extended trip. Before leaving he called his team together to delegate their individual assignments.
Based on their abilities, he gave 60% of his portfolio to the first investor. Another effective manager was put in charge of 30% of his wealth and the remaining 10% was entrusted to a high potential manager. He left the country.
With one disappointment after another, the day felt like a three-game losing streak. Interrupted plans left him wanting more time for to do what he wanted to do. Others experienced his frustration.
On the heels of Thanksgiving Day, Judah wanted to play longer outside, play another video game, and stay longer at Riverside Park. Quick as shooting star, his gratitude and appreciation departed with joy and laughter trailing behind….
“We’re denying the claim,” the representative said.
Donna marched down the hall pushing her office door almost closed.
“I’m not going to change my mind.”
“How can you do that?” Donna asked.
“No police report was filed. A witness disputed the account.”
“She admitted she was on her cell phone,” Donna protested.
“She wasn’t on her phone.”
Donna’s voice pierced the walls. Co-workers cringed down the…