Daily Archives: December 19, 2016


I’m not the person to ask about creating budgets. For home life, maybe but I need a lot of incentive to stick to it. For work, no. I know so little about what it costs to run the company and what it would take to bring a profit and even less about what ideal goals would be for salespeople. Yet somehow I, along with the rest of the staff, am included in those conversations. My thought has always been that the company leadership determines budgets Continue reading →

Holiday Party

Yesterday was our holiday party for work. I have mixed feelings about work parties. In theory, they should be fun because it’s eating and drinking with the goal of having a good time, right? Not always for me. I feel obligated to show up and it’d be nice not to. In an office of a dozen people, I can’t be the only one who doesn’t go, especially if I don’t have a good reason. My boss would know, and I’m afraid she’d take it personally. Continue reading →