Kiwi Terms That Still Crack (Or Trip) Me Up==May 16

Kiwi Terms That Still Crack (Or Trip) Me Up

I’ve lived in New Zealand for over ten years now and I’m still learning the language.  Shortly after moving here I actually went to get my hearing tested.  I told the technician that I couldn’t understand what people were saying to me.  My hearing checked out fine—I just needed time to adjust to the accent… Continue reading Kiwi Terms That Still Crack (Or Trip) Me Up

One Of the Problems With Being A Manager Is That Sometimes You Have To Manage--May 12

One Of The Problems With Being A Manager Is That Sometimes You Have to Manage

The other day I was talking to a friend whose daughter just started a promising career.  “How’s it going?” I asked. “She loves the job.  But she doesn’t know how much longer she’ll have it.” “Oh, no.  What happened?” “Nothing yet.  But she’s had to reapply for the job.” “Why does she have to reapply… Continue reading One Of The Problems With Being A Manager Is That Sometimes You Have to Manage