Caring LO18587

Rol Fessenden (
Thu, 9 Jul 1998 09:55:15 -0400

Replying to LO18553 --

I have been meaning to query the list why no one has responded to this
statement, but then Don responded, and I feel better.

I would love to hear from other managers how they feel and how they work
with people they do not care for. We all have people we get along with
extremely well, and others that we do not at all enjoy being around. The
latter, in my experience, are very difficult to mentor. I find it hard to
work up the energy, but in addition, we have so many differences in values
and ways of approaching life, that I simply find it difficult to relate to

>Your assertion is probably as highly professional as possible. In
>another mailing list, there was a brief discussion of Robert Pirsig's
>"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance". One message gave a quote
>from the book that I'd missed in reading the book: "Care and Quality are
>the internal and external aspects of the same thing." Since having it
>pointed out to me, I keep finding ways in which it applies.
>Don Dwiggins


Rol Fessenden

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