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Response to bemildred (Reply #13)

Thu May 24, 2012, 07:40 AM

38. I worked for a Hah-vahd man once

He was brilliant in his field of study (he's actually recognized as one of the leading minds in his field). However, he was also an arrogant, narcissistic asshole and seemed to think this brilliance of his applied to all facets of life...psychology, literature, politics, etc.

He thought he had me all figured out, too, although he had no clue about who I really am. He was a real "golden boy" in the organization we were part of and was very well connected as a rising star within its ranks, which he used successfully to prevent me from getting another position I had applied for within the organization.

One of my best memories is when I gave him my resignation a couple months later. I could tell it pissed him off that he had no power this time to block me (I got another job far outside his sphere of influence).

Still brings an to my face when I remember how irked he looked.

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