intierzha 43M
311 posts
9/7/2006 10:45 pm

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10/30/2006 3:16 pm


I have an interview tomorrow morning for a customer service type job to help pay the bills and maybe get school stuff paid off. I don't care too much for customer service but if I get the job, it does pay well. The drive will be a bit of a pain, but the extra money will offset the tolls and gas.

Anyway, some other random thoughts:

What is the difference between being resolute and too darn stubborn? I wonder about the 'resolve' of nations, fanatics, and recalcitrant gamers, lol, and think if they are simply unreasonably stubborn. Or am I just being cynical? I also wonder if cynicism and pragmatism are reactions to maturity and age, and if having a 'resolve' is a side effect of idealism. Hmmm... just wondering, that's all. More a need to type stuff out, than being interesting, lol.

So, need to get some sleep. I'll let everyone know how things go tomorrow.


BaronessK 52F

9/8/2006 12:40 am

What was that quote...something like, 'Show me someone who has a deep, abiding loathing of the whole, entire human race...and I will show you someone who worked/works in customer service!" {Ex computer tech, cashier, etcetera...can ya feeeel me, baby? }

Hope you are resting and sleeping well. Later....

intierzha 43M

9/8/2006 10:34 am

Yeah, that's appropriate. And the interview went ok. Will know by early next week.


2375 posts
9/9/2006 11:21 am

Hey C,
I always think of "resolve" as being passive about something, but being stubborn is an active stance. But that's me! Glad the interview went well, I work in customer service in a call center and love it. But I'm a problem solver, so when they bitch, I like to get it handled and make them happy. It's not for everyone, but it works for me. Sleep well!

intierzha 43M

9/9/2006 8:09 pm

Oh, I was that way when in call centers... usually went out of my way to make people happy. In the end, people should be happy


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