Day 48: The Struggle With Work

The Customer is Always Right

There is not only the psychological structure of 48 days of not stepping outside, but also the struggle of work. A client dumped a bunch of stuff on my lap last night and I had to grin and bear it. I had never agreed to do the work for the compensation given, but he thought I had. And the customer is always right.

You Are Lucky

There is a bit of a stigma that that the Coronavirus brings to the table. The expectation is that you will do whatever you must do to please those who pay you. Granted there are true tales of woe regarding being without employment and my situation is nowhere close to it, but it is interesting to note the attitude that you sometimes get. It’s as though they are subliminally saying: “Do it, you’re lucky to have it,” and that is true.

Watch Out for that Rug

And speaking of work, it’s alarming to see these back to work plans. There is no thought being put into the virus coming back as strong as ever. Instead, a constituency must be pleased. Playing into the happy dreams of others only to pull the rug from beneath them once they have voted “yes.”