... the fact that you thought of and planned for his or her absence (leaving no detail unchecked) will garner points for months - if not years - to come.
It’s similar to picking through an old file and discovering something there you’d forgotten or are just happy to be reminded of. This is true for both industry knowledge and life skills in general.
And… that dryer vent accumulation that you never see and therefore never think about - is responsible for thousands of house fires around the world each year.
I know in my house I have historically stuffed booklets in there as I obtain items and then only pay attention when the drawer is too full to take any more.
An apology that includes the word “but” is null and void before it really ever gets started. “I’m sorry but…” becomes meaningless ...
Sometimes we can only choose the ‘lessor of two evils’ – the least ‘sucky’ option.
It would be really easy to blame my choices on the bad information that I was given.
The problem is that unless we OWN our actions, reactions, and behavior – we are giving someone else our power.