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I've just had a serious talk with my minion, Samir. Basically, I had to tell him that he needs to pull his socks up and soon, or I'm going to have to let him go.

He's a nice enough guy, always willing to get me coffee or water my plant- but three months into the job and he's still struggling with the basics, so much so that I've actually had to take tasks away from him before today because he was getting hopelessly muddled and making a mess of things. What's the point in having minions if they only add to your workload?

I really hate having to have these conversations, though...



Jun. 26th, 2003 11:47 pm (UTC)
Re: plans
Can you tell that I am VERY excited about the prospect of the two of you coming for it?

I think I'm beginning to get an inkling ;-)! I'm game if you are, but we still have to rope Cass in -- oh, why does she have to be away and incommunicado just now?!
Jun. 27th, 2003 04:44 am (UTC)
Re: plans
I know - but she'll be home tomorrow, so we should send her a "welcome home" e-mail, and give her a clue about our discussion.

In case I don't get to say it later, have a great weekend. We'll be away again for the weekend - this time it's a music festival, which gets me primed for next week's music camp vacation.
Jun. 27th, 2003 05:20 am (UTC)
Re: have a great one!
Sounds like you'll be busy doing fun stuff this weekend. Be sure to tell us all about it Monday!

How's the re-write coming along? Got anything to show us?