“Sad Talk” in the Workplace

By Sam Parker (Give More Blog)

“How was your weekend?” the banker asked me.

“Very nice,” I said. “And yours?”

“Not long enough,” she said.

(so much mediocrity … so little time)

I looked around to see if my wife, kids, or colleagues at work might be watching. I thought perhaps this was staged to watch the springs pop out of my head.

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I understand not everyone enjoys their work. I understand small talk clichés. But no one should complain about work to their customer or suggest to a customer that they’d like to be doing anything other than helping them. Ever. […Continue Reading…]