Tag Archives: Overwhelmed

Accepting To A Point

Working in an extremely creative line of business means that generally I’m surrounded by those who are accepting of even the most extreme differences within people.  I count myself lucky that I have like-minded coworkers who keep an open mind at all times or, as I recently discovered, almost all times.  I was at lunch […]

Sink Or Swim

It looks like I’ll be able to pay bills next week, if I survive this week’s work schedule. After several weeks with minimal hours, I’m looking into the face of a week with almost sixty hours of work for a change. This presents and interesting challenge since the wedding invitations should be arriving on our […]

Managing Tragedy In The Workplace

A friend of mine recently texted me requesting that I write a post about from a managerial perspective of dealing with tragedy in the workplace.  As much as I would like to oblige her, I’m not sure that I know enough about the topic as it isn’t one that I’ve handled much.  However, the more […]

Learning To Trust Again

When Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf many contractors fled the sunshine state to help those in need northwest of the Central Florida area.  Ms. Lipofsky’s contractor claimed to be one of those very people after he disappeared in October of 2005.  At first she was quite patient, but after months of him missing in action […]

A Married Homeowner vs. Her House’s Mistress; The Contractor

It was in April of 2005, after the sixteen-page contract was signed, that Ms. Lipofsky’s rebuilding process began. Soon after she became suspicious of the unscrupulous ways of her licensed contractor when things just didn’t add up. She remembers having a CAD artist come over to install her skylights and one look at them now […]