Gentle Reminder


The Dopamine Queen

The first time I was given a “gentle reminder” was from one of my employees. She was owed some money from a paycheck discrepancy and I told her to remind me so I could fix it. I was genuinely overworked between home and work life and knew I was struggling to keep up, so I would frequently make requests like this from my staff. What they wanted was important to me and I wanted to deliver. To ensure I wouldn’t drop the ball with getting them whatever they needed (a raise, promotion, letter of recommendation, schedule change) as soon as I could catch my breath, I would ask the people to text or email me a few days out as a reminder. A kind of checks and balances to make sure nothing fell through the cracks and to remind everyone I’m only human and my workload is outrageous, be nice…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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