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Geekend: How Idiots Fool Themselves & Us
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David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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10/10/2014 | 3:51:02 PM
Re: Promote Me!
@jastroff- Thanks for the comment. How have you personally avoided it as a manager? Any tips for seeing through it?
David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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10/10/2014 | 5:17:18 PM
Re: appearance is never greater than substance
@Pedro- So true. I was thinking about politics too, but didn't want to muddle the message. It shows how not very bright people can get elected for sure. 
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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10/10/2014 | 5:25:09 PM
Re: appearance is never greater than substance
Political candidate requirement #1: a raging ego that makes you think everyone should love you, everyone should be willing to raid their savings to finance your campaign ... because you're worth it.
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impactnow,
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10/15/2014 | 1:03:14 PM
Guilt by reporting structure

Dave, I think we have all witnessed this in the workplace.I am alwats  concerned when I see it because eventually they promote themselves to a position where they can no longer hide and reveal their incompetence. They then make an entire department miserable and usually try to blame their "sudden" lack of success on their staff and begin firing or scaring away good employees.



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