I'll tell you what I hate about January. Well, apart from the filthy weather. And detox. And putting the wrong date on things. And the prevailing air of gloom. OK, so I hate lots of things about January. But the worst one, as far as I'm concerned, is self-improvement. I've no idea if this is actually true, but I'd be willing to bet a substantial chunk of equity in the business (since I have no other real assets) that 87.5% of New Year's resolutions are to do with people deciding they don't get paid enough. Sometimes this will result in them looking for a new job, in which case it's only a pain if they get one (otherwise it can be a useful reality check). But far worse is when they come back after Christmas determined to get a pay rise. It happens every single year without fail, and it's always really annoying.At the start of this week, for instance... [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]
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