Tag: #service

Pro Tip: Tip Well

I’ve probably told you the story of the young woman at the best school of public health who was angry at housekeeping staff for blocking the bathroom while it was being cleaned. The young woman was angry that she had to walk to another part of the building to use another bathroom. She complained as much to the woman cleaning…

The people who clean up after you

One of the things I disliked the most about going to school in Washington, DC, was the almost instant question asked by almost everyone I met the first time I met them: What do you do? It was a loaded question and one whose answer is based on game theory. You see, if what you did was not good enough,…

The Incident at the Metro

[quote cite=”Mother Theresa”]I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much.[/quote] There were only four of us on the platform today. Myself, a young man, an older man in a black suit, and an even older man in a wheelchair. I had seen the man in the wheelchair come…

With compliments to my mom

I got to the garage late today. It was a long day at work. The temperature was falling, and the wind didn’t help any. I stayed in the jeep a few extra minutes to wait until the engine was nice and warm. As I drove down one level to the next, I noticed that some of the cars were slowing…