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Last month I was working on a project with my coworker, Mike, when I came across something that I thought was unusual.
It was something I’ve never seen before, and I wanted Mike’s opinion on what we should do.
I wanted to talk it out and get an explanation of some sort. About two sentences into my speech, Mike cut me off.
“Don’t worry about that. It’s not important,” He said.
That was it.
No explanation of why it wasn’t important.
Mike cut me off before I had a chance to explain. His short, abrupt response didn’t help me whatsoever.
I’m trying to learn and figure something out. And all he could say was that it wasn’t important.
His half assed response infuriated me.
I didn’t have any resolution. He made my job harder because not only did I not know why this didn’t matter, but I had to…
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