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    What Was Your Best Move to Get What You Want

    Just curious...

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    Hasta Siempre Madrigal's Avatar
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    Does it have to end in something other than disaster?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madrigal View Post
    Does it have to end in something other than disaster?
    Nope - how it came about whether by truth or fiction - and the outcome disastrous or for the better.

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    Dumb luck and faith (in determinism)

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    I used to work my way into indispensable positions and then blackmail (for want of a better term - I guess I prefer forced renegotiations) -my employer for for more money, better car etc.
    That was the 90s in IT, if you knew your shit you could write your own ticket, they deserved it, I started out at just 10k per year and a non new car with petrol card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sappho View Post
    Never ask for favours. Do it yourself.
    Good advice

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    Being born middle class with just enough brains to take it from there.

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