2 Burst results for "red tape Corp"
"red tape corp" Discussed on The Foxhole Podcast
"And Challenge and challenge certain orders. Yeah. And challenged her in order most marines I've met that I've befriended like mats one of my best friends, Andy? is also a combat met. A. Marine Infantryman one of my really dearest friends and he's the same way. It was it always such a tough transition to go work. You know you've literally gone to fight America's war in Afghanistan and you come back and you're working at like you know. Your security at target or Ross or something, and and you're having to follow these orders that don't make any sense, and that's the beauty of it touts once you separate. The freedom to say like you know what? No I'm I don't need this and I don't need the the incompetence. I can do this a better way and I'll show you why you know what I mean but it also it's a catch twenty two it's like You know how do I how do I go about doing this the right way and how do I also like preserve my dignity and what I've been, what I've gone through who put that into practice every day you know what I mean. So I one hundred percent get that I'm going through it right I mean a a A A very direct example with me is I mean if I if I had a list of how many people over. All these years have said like, why didn't you go into medicine? It's a fair question I was super good at it like Yeah Dictionary Encyclopedia Level Perfection I was so good at it and even to this day like I can start out all of it. It's like it's like I just got done researching it. Or reading it it's just stayed in my head and I understood everything so well and never lost marine. I mean I brought people back from the dead. More, than once, and it's like, why didn't you go into medicine? and. The first thing I always say that because there's too much red tape. Cormon Cormon don't, have red tape. Corp Marines don't have right? Yeah and Corman can do anything inside their power and skill set and knowledge to save marine period. You can even override the colonel could override the sergeant major of the Marine Corps. If you think you're right and you think he's wrong as long as you're right and by the way, I was never. Everybody's dismay never. So, all this. Though. Yeah. All of their dismay. Never did the Ramiro all the way down to my long hair. I'm sure a lot of marines, I? Yeah. But I'm sure a lot of marines. There isn't there. fricking I was like their maths. You loved it because I could tell that guy to go fuck off like they always wanted to. but either way I I couldn't I didn't want to be a paramedic. You can't even do targets in the civilian emergency medical system world. Because tourniquet are unnecessary. Yeah. But it will save his life. Yeah. But you're going to a hospital ten minutes anyway and Blah Blah Blah. And like dealing with all of a sudden dealing with that like this is within my scope of practice. Why can't I save this person's life? Oh, because there's laws against that. Horse Shit. Sorry. But.
"red tape corp" Discussed on Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran
"Hey, this is Barbara Corcoran. And you're tuned into business unusual throw a Harvard degree and listen to me gonna learn a lot more today. I'm going to answer all your burning questions about work life starting accompany getting on track and much much more be sure to call into the business unusual hotline with your question at eight Barbara that's eight eight eight B A R B A R A, but I got a bed boss life been getting lots of questions from people working for clunkers. Here's one call who had something to say about her boss who just won't deliver. What he's promised. They Barbara this is Christine from San Diego. And I've been promised a raise for about eight months now, and my boss has still not delivered. It's very frustrating. I've met with him several times, and he's really fighting for me. But it still hasn't happened. How do I get this frigging raise? It's so frustrating, and please help me. Anyway. Thank you so much bye Christie. You've got to realize one thing. And that is he may not be fighting for you. Because so trusting I could hear any avoids. He may not be doing his best for you. And in fact, I'd put my money down. I'd say he isn't if you've asked for raise and haven't gotten a flat, no out of the gate that implies that you being considered for one at silly other option. Right. And that I can tell you I've run a lot of businesses takes no longer than a week to decide or maybe two if you're working for some giant red tape Corp. Ration-? But no matter how big the company is it shouldn't take you longer than two weeks to get a reply, you might even feel a little insulted, and I wouldn't blame you you've got to go in and stand up for yourself. It's as simple as that. And you gotta do it this week before the week even ends I suggest you be polite mentioned the day you first came in asking for the raise, however, many months that was ago, but clearly state that it's been long enough. You've been very polite, and you need to know by the end of the week if you're getting raised and by how much to give you a little edited motivation, if you need that little push which I think we all do from time to time. I'm sure that in the last eight months while you've been sitting around waiting for your raise probably half dozen people in the company have already gotten one. Think about that. How does that feel in your stomach not trying to get you upset here? I'm trying to get you to go in there and get what you deserve asking for a raise is really hard for anybody. But if you're a woman, I could tell you is even harder as women, I think we liked to be liked a little bit more. We want to ask for things in nice way. And as a result of that. Sometimes we don't command the respect that. We're do if you add to that a male boss you have to go to beg for raise. It just makes it that much harder. Let me tell you the story about the cheapest boss I ever worked for Milton at Schweitzer's department store. He just brothers own this shop one brother was sweet heart, but I had worked there. I was sixteen. I had worth since I was fourteen I was entitled according to my calculations one paid day off after school just for four hours. No big deal. But when I asked Milton for them one paid day off that was clearly entitled to after working there for two years. He said, no. And for asking you punish me. He sent me to the hot attic. And had me label a thousand men socks small, medium and large, and they were all gray. And so he said put the color on the outside and the size, and I did that it took me probably three and a half four sweaty hours. And when I came down, you went up to inspect my work, and he said, you spilled gray role. I spelt it. She R A Y who knew that gray was Jerry why I later learned that there are two spellings for gray. But he. Punished me for asking what are cheap son of a gun. I learned after that to ask for what I want. I wasn't gonna let anybody be my Milton ever again. One last trick. I'd like to share with you that always use when I get into situation where my frayed to ask for something for myself, and it still happens to me, and I don't like myself for it. But I asked myself right away, what remained do and then I raise my hand stand up and speak up. And so if you're a female tuck that in your bonnet and say, what would a man do to make up from Pennsylvania? SP? What was the wildest unsolicited pitch? I've ever heard I s that all the time. I've got a boatload of stories to share high British Jamaica from Darby I have a question for you for business unusual. What is your weirdest wildest most unsolicited commercial product pitch by an entrepreneur, I'm talking a large grand product. How did they approach you? What was your position?