Friday Wisdom – Doing it Right

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I work in the high tech world doing software release engineering Then I got prostate cancer Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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18 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Doing it Right

  1. LOL. That’s so true.
    A coworker at my high school job made the mistake of doing a particularly odious task well. Then on, she was always assigned it. I remember telling her she should’ve done a poor job of it because then she was stuck.

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  2. Debra says:

    Absolutely! 100% true, Andrew. Makes you wonder why we even try!

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  3. Christi says:

    Right?! Worse yet, they expect you to do it right the next time. Augh!

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  4. Too true! Besides (as Hubby once explained to me in an unguarded moment), if you do it badly enough the first time, you don’t get asked again.

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  5. You are right. I have this problem a lot. [giggle]

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  6. Ain’t that the truth! You are a wise man, Andrew.

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  7. Or, in my case, it’s just dumb luck!

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