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Old 09-10-2012, 02:19 AM   #31
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Agreed, inconsistent bosses are ulcer material. Hard to hit the target when it's moving erratically.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:36 PM   #32
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well, today we had a 3.5 hour meeting in which newboss identified the areas of this dealership that are performing at sub par levels. He also told us what we are going to do to fix it, and how long it was going to take. he made us commit to specific improvements in bottom line $$ improvement.

I came away with the realization that I don't know nearly as much about the car business as I could. This guy knows his shit. I hope I have the opportunity to learn some of it from him. Much of the improvement he needs out of my department depend on improvements to other departments... but I may need to get more involved in those departments to help affect them. I'm kind of stoked about it, really.

Nice to have a Captain steering the ship again.
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Old 09-17-2012, 03:03 PM   #33
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Well that's cool! I hope it works out really well for you. If it winds up sucking, you can always go elsewhere.
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:05 PM   #34
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I haven't seen my black kitty-cat since last night. I don't know where she is - she's NOT in the house. I hope I find her. I've had her since she was a kitten and she doesn't go outside but sometimes she escapes to the outside.

I hope she's not hurt or being held somewhere or picked up by animal control. I am very sad about this. I love her.
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Old 09-22-2012, 03:10 PM   #35
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:36 PM   #36
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Two and a half weeks in and I'm worried about my new co-teacher just not getting it. She just doesn't seem to like kids, especially special ed kids. I'm leading this horse to water but she continuously turns her nose up to it.
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:52 PM   #37
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Ohh, Tril. Hope you find her soon. *hugs*
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Old 09-22-2012, 05:58 PM   #38
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I found her!!! She was outside by the shed! Yay!
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Old 09-22-2012, 06:11 PM   #39
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Congratulations on being reintroduced to the pleasures of your pussy.

Griff, that's a shame. Can you lead by example or forced to bitch-slapping?
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:32 PM   #40
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Sorry to hear that, Griff. So many people seem to get into teaching just because they think it'll be reduced hours and summers off, and so many of those seem to go into special ed because they think it'll be even easier. Give her the hardest tasks, and maybe she'll quit?
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:42 PM   #41
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Round here they go into special ed because they can't make it in the regular classrooms and special ed teachers are in shorter supply
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:37 PM   #42
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With one notable exception, in my experience (one of my children was in special ed until high school) I have to agree. The exception was, truly, an exceptional teacher. Long may he live and prosper.

@Trilby - so glad you found your kitteh!
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:38 AM   #43
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Griff is exceptional at everything he tackles.
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:05 PM   #44
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Of that I have no doubt. So, assuming Griff didn't spend several years teaching in Erie, PA, there are at least two exceptional special ed teachers in this country.

Hopefully there are more.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:38 PM   #45
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Thanks guys. I'm trying to lead by example but this one...
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