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Re: Let's talk about my incredibly stupid boss by laudablepuss 05/17/2022, 8:02am PDT
Joins a recorded meeting 45 minutes late, asks for a recap.

Today, joined our meeting (also being recorded) an hour late, asked "what's going on?" He doesn't need to be in either of these.

A couple weeks ago, I was in a meeting with him and several of our vendor guys (folks we're working with to get a warehouse system running). His attitude is to "throw elbows" as he put it, and I get it, not putting up with vendor crap is important for vendor wrangling. But this was the most hostile meeting I've ever been in. He had micromanaging demands for them and the tension was palpable. I wrote an apology email to the external team lead. I have to work with these guys still, dick!

Then, in our internal standup, he complained about one of our own employees (not in the meeting but a team member) who was too pro-this vendor. "He thinks their poop doesn't stink." This kind of sniping about someone we work with was amazing to me. Also, I don't have any incredible stories of vendor incompetence or crazy demands to match up with this level of hostility.

Oh, and he also doesn't understand how blockchain works and thinks cryptocurrency is stupid. (Some wallet was hacked and he was like "banks are safer".) Ok, I don't really care. But he weirdly brings it up apropos of nothing to brag about how smart he is.
Let's talk about my incredibly stupid boss by laudablepuss 01/28/2022, 1:10pm PST
    Tell me about it. I have to manage this clueless employee. by Dick Johnson 01/29/2022, 1:09am PST
        Ha that's good by laudablepuss 01/29/2022, 10:48am PST
        You lost your way with the Windows Hello bit. by Comedy Advice 01/29/2022, 7:02pm PST
    What is a cowboy release? NT by Scruffy 01/30/2022, 7:27pm PST
        Re: What is a cowboy release? by laudablepuss 01/31/2022, 8:20am PST
            oh yeah and without the usual testing ^ NT by laudablepuss 01/31/2022, 8:38am PST
    Here is today's computer security tip: by The Boss 02/01/2022, 7:52pm PST
        Not wrong NT by The Boss's Boss 02/02/2022, 7:12am PST
        Those of us with trackballs were ahead of the curve there. by Ice Cream Jonsey 02/02/2022, 7:26am PST
            FWD: FWD: FWD: your trackball ball must be larger than a grapefruit as well by The Boss' Boss' Boss 02/03/2022, 4:19pm PST
    Re: Let's talk about my incredibly stupid boss by laudablepuss 05/17/2022, 8:02am PDT
        Re: Let's talk about my incredibly stupid boss by John Gulp 05/17/2022, 8:08am PDT
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