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Posted By Joseph John on/at Sunday, December 07, 2008

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses...

Its always a skill to conjure an excuse at the opportune moment.. Be it a fever, a wedding, a family emergency or any other excuse for that matter... Delivering excuses is an art we develop from childhood...

It is a kind of communication soft skill along with the likes of negotiation, persuasion, bullshitting etc...

There are two types of excuses... Creative and genuine... It's amazing, when they mistake the former for the latter... The opposite case scenario, disappointing really... In the words of my generation, it frankly sucks...

Oh, of course we've got proof and the whole shebang... But the funny thing is, if you're a pro, you know all excuses are ironclad... Oh, it hurts... When you actually come down with a nasty cold, that keeps you in bed, coughing your heart out... And your higher ups give you that look that say's "Who do you think you're trying to fool, kiddo. I know your whole game play by play"... Been there done that kinda thing is annoying...

It's tough being a pro you know... Big expectations can be ruined by the littlest of things... More often you find yourself skeptical of other peoples excuses... The one they claim to be genuine... Yes, its paranoia !!!

I guess in the end it always comes down to trust... And trust is easily given to people who often have no cause for excuses... The irony !!!

Meanwhile, I was down with a bad ass fever... Post that I was a wee bit lazy... Actually a lot lazy to blog anything.... So for now, I'm back till I need another excuse...

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