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I Am a Manager

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 243 People

    My First Story

    I work for a company that deals in buying garments for a retailer. It is a complex business with lots of management issues. Will share with you some of my stories
    naveen8888 naveen8888 36-40, M Aug 11, 2012

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    Have Fun Managing This.

    Where do I begin... I really want to write about this, first because it's burning my thinking; and second because maybe you been through this, or are going through this and can give advice or learn something, or both! I came into management wildly. I work for what use to be a...
    afaintreflection afaintreflection 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    Discipline

    Yesterday was the first time I have ever written someone up. I did not enjoy it at all. This person has caused so many problems in my dept. not one single person in the dept. likes her. I wrote her up for having a negative & disruptive attitude (complaining & talking bad about co...
    Blueastral Blueastral 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Ain't As Easy As It Looks

    Wow, management.  This is when it gets big.  I prove to myself and others that I can do this. This is when I am no longer sheep.   I take initiative.  I think outside the box.  I walk with my nose in the air. I smooze with the bigger...
    savior savior 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2006

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    Losing Myself

    Last semester had absolutely been the most terrible I've gone through in college. I dropped out of the dean's list with an extremely low QPI. I quit the organization I held so dearly close to my heart over managerial disputes. I lost friends and somehow, I think I lost myself...
    keepingthingssimple keepingthingssimple 18-21, F 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    I'm 24 I've got a good job traveling a lot

    but Ive found I'm to be a father I don't have much in this world now and 8 months before birth time to go home to fiancée to assist with 3 step kids and my newborn or work 10 months a year to ensure stability?
    Tukileon Tukileon 22-25, M Apr 6

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    Myself

    Myself,I manage Me and I,What a team,Get things done,Not only that,Done right,Also,To My satisfaction.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 3, 2012

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    New Musik

    I have been producing, promoting and deeply involved in reggae musik for many years. I have now recently formed a new label which will be launched shortly, I publish my videos and artiste clips on the corresponding youtube channel of the same name: superital1. Recently one of the...
    superital1 superital1 26-30 Dec 31, 2010

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    Assistant Manager To Manager (same ****!-but Grander Scale)

    Its amazing that how almost ever 2 years or so I get a promotion. Now I am on the top of the latter, for the time being. I am a Manager. My company even said that the hardest thing is to make a transition from assistant to Manager because I can no longer look for an answer and...
    moonlightheart moonlightheart 26-30, F Oct 10, 2010

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    Not Easy Be a Manager

    I mean in my way then I am a manager. Most of the other people may not agree but they have to follow or discuss or fly away. Because not everyone could realise a better way to do things, a man will come to lead. In most of the cases, you will get hurt but you will continue...
    tant tant 51-55, M Mar 21, 2009

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    Been Doing It For As Long As I Can Remember

    I have been in the management field at every job I have ever had. My motto play hard, work harder (you will achieve your goals)
    fallensouls fallensouls 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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    Being The Boss Feels Lonely Sometimes.

    I am a Director at a non-profit organization. We have a growing volunteer initiative. Part of my job is the recruitment of new volunteers and supervision of new and current volunteers. As the number of volunteers increases, I find routine actions like bi-monthly evaluations...
    lobaroja85 lobaroja85 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I went on a few job interviews recently and all of them baffle me. Group interviews the most. I look at the other people, how underdressed they are, how they talk, how the managers...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate both the Manager and the Assistant Manager who is a ******* clown with the type of ego as big as the ******* planet we live on. A rude, obnoxious, arrogant, ungrateful bully...
    2095TwistedTransistor3684 2095TwistedTransistor3684 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    On Sunday I was made the road manager for a band here in LA after taking over the spot during their show at the House of Blues.
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I cried at work today, but not really. Well I was trying really hard to not let any tears escape. I'm an expeditor at a restaurant but for some reason I have so many roles to...
    nekafo nekafo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Unfortunately I had to learn from experience just how bad gossip is and how it affects the people involved. My last job I worked at wasn't the best but I thought the employees were...
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    Two young engineers applied for a single position at a computer company. They both had the same qualifications. In order to determine which individual to hire, the applicants were...
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    Why do managers shoot themselves in the foot (metaphorically speaking of course)? I've been working at Winn Dixie a total of a year and a half (since I came back) in that time I...
    DJM8 DJM8 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I need help guys. A co-worker came to is the other day at work and said that he list his check & he needed financial help to get through the week. We have a very close...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I am 16 years old and got my first job in May of 2014. I'm a Server and Cashier at a restaurant. Some days when I work, I feel slow with knowing what's going on. I never had a...
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