Don’t let that Don Draper – Mad Men image influence you. These five habits are simply courteous, whether for a job interview or a sales call.
Arrive on time, not early and not late. Be respectful and find out what they want and need; not what you want and need. Be yourself, but use some discretion. No one wants to know the details of your personal life. Be appreciative by saying a heartfelt thank you.
Seriously, this should come naturally. If it does not, practice, practice and practice some more and then think about why this does not come naturally to you.
5 habits that can turn interviewers against you.
” What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness “
This quote is from George Saunder’s commencement speech at Syracuse University a couple of months ago. It is well worth reading. Wish I was in the audience.
George Saunderss Advice to Graduates – NYTimes.com.
I am actively practicing kindness.
I am highly allergic to poison ivy so I read with interest Realfarmacy.com’s article on some unique ways to obliterate the offensive green vine.
My favorite way was to get some goats because they love to eat it. Another is to use gin, but what a waste of good booze. And I don’t even like gin. My favorite way to kill poison ivy is to spray it with vinegar.
Not the good stuff. Just regular white vinegar.
Poison ivy’s real name is Toxicodendron radicans. The allergic agent is called urushiol.
7 Ways To Kill Poison Ivy Without Using Roundup | REALfarmacy.com | Healthy News and Information.
As I reported earlier this spring, the male osprey arrived from South America and a few days later, at the end of March the female flew in from South America. They wasted no time starting a family.
By April 20 there were three eggs and about 40 days later three baby chicks were seen in the nest. Recent observations show that there may be only one remaining chick.
The very wet weather of the last two weeks may have played a role in the apparent deaths of the other two chicks.