How do you get your project manager at work to use your preferred nickname and not your full name, especially since he uses his nickname all the time, even when he signs emails? You’d think if anyone would get it, he would.
How much is appropriate to contribute to the office gift card pool when a colleague is expecting a new baby? Does it make a difference what your professional relationship is, and how much you like this person?
What do you do when a number of colleagues ask you to support their children's fundraising efforts, especially when lots of them are for Catholic schools? If you don't contribute to each one, will they resent you?
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