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Bad Service...

At some point in time, we have all had our share of bad service experiences. To mention that in my field I have to try to ignore some of the episodes if not I'd be on duty 24 is a mere understatement.

Quite recently, I had the opportunity to be a customer for a global entity that finally made its way to our shores. Not being an early adopter, I thought it best to allow the more eager customers who have a flavour for the faster served food have a go at it. The rave was that the lines were long, the don't accept credit nor debit cards so you must have your cash ready, and much other comments associated with the fanfare of a global entity in our small community.

Well bad service is not always a result of being ignored by the staff. Poor systems can compound and confound some of the best intentions. The royal treatment that I anticipated from the King of burgers was quickly dashed when I saw the following:

It was not a rush hour peak time but the lines were backed upThe new staff s…

Lick up...

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Don't let the topic of the post distress you too much. It is mainly an expression in Bajan as to how I currently feel. You see the past couple weeks were grueling. Not only are they filled with projects which have to be done for various clients, but as a professional, there's a need to go through constant upgrading in order to be relevant to the needs of one's clients.

The constant receipt of documents that I am need to peruse and provide feedback, conference calls with people in various time zones, the constant presses and requests for one's time can and do take a toll on you physically and mentally.

Well, today's election day and the necessity of having to visit the polling stations early so as not to get caught in the long lines was a myth. Lines were long from the get go and now, I feel quite washed out and not very productive at all. Needless to say, the constant late nights and early mornings are really taking their toll.

It's time to chillax! [taking a w…