Have any of you visited a career counselor? These folks take a look at your personality via long questionnaires, and make career recommendations based upon the results. Let’s say you have no personality and don’t like people–you could become a doctor. I’ve encountered several with rather poor bedside manners. I’ve had friends whose fantasy career path involves gynecology, and these guys are the very folks you do not want to see on the other end of those stirrups. (I know what you’re thinking, a few worn out cliches this early in the article? Sorry)
I’m pretending to not enjoy bawdy humor because that’s the classy thing to do, but really, Eddie Murphy’s Delirious and RAW are timeless classics, and you can throw early Chris Rock into this mix as well. Unfortunately, my “guy friends” have worn out one liners like “That’s What She Said”. Who could possibly be more annoying than that friend who adds “In Bed” to everything you say? The friend who knows everything. Like a politician who can solve every problem facing humanity, I’m annoyed by people who think they’ve got it all figured out. I’m not just annoyed, I find it boring, and boring is worse than annoying. For those of you who have it all figured out–where’s your sense of adventure? What’s worse than someone who has it all figured out? Someone whose body language exudes such. Often, knowing it all radiates a certain condescension, the likes of which you only see when male models flare their nostrils as they strike a pose.
Anyway, my career advice to those of you who know it all and have it all figured out — DON’T BECOME A JUDGE. Continue Reading