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goobster  ·  356 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The CDC's new "seven dirty words"

It's called "business acumen", and anyone that is successful in business knows how to "play the room".

OftenBen  ·  356 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I believe that there is an important distinction between 'business acumen' and 'Blatantly trying to conceal the exact aims and methods of our work.'

I understand what they did. I understand why they did it. I understand why various context-specific taboos exist to delineate 'work' from 'real life' and why you don't talk about money, politics or religion at work. I also think that we need more honesty and forthrightness in our system, not less.

bfv  ·  356 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Never take a job in the social services.