Tag Archives: COIN

Sometimes Only the Good Resign

People unhappy with their work can cause all sorts of trouble in the office, or whatever the job site is. They might grumble and pull others aside and say what’s being done is just nonsense, which makes everyone uncomfortable, especially … Continue reading

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The Gambler Revisited

Here’s an idea. Perhaps writing off sunk costs and doing something else is not the same thing as giving up and accepting that you’ve failed, shamefully. Sometimes it’s real wisdom. Kenny Rogers sang about that. You know, about knowing when … Continue reading

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