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Manager calls tonight and basically says my deliverable is crap and has to be redone. It’s really hard to hear after I’ve been busting my ass on the project creating this and doing 864 other things.

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It’s impressive that you have an actual count of the activities you were doing while busting your ass on the deliverable.

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Sorry to hear. When you recompose yourself, why do you think the deliverable was so far off target? For instance, externally, could it have been that the details and expectations were not clearly articulated by the manager? Or internally, you were working on too many competing activities to deliver a quality product?

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Do ya think that multitasking on 864 other things might be a bit of the problem? Focus on your main job - if you're not shining in that doing other things won't help you.

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It’s good that your manager called you directly instead of sharing that in front of your team

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Just get s*it done and stop bitching, manage your time better and say no to certain tasks so you can focus on what is most important

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^who dis

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Going to cancel plans and fire up excel....

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Lol to hard ass pwc1 who is the image of achievement. We all wish we could be you... hang in there OP

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Busy is not the same thing as productive. I have to counsel my teams often that just because they’re working hard doesn’t mean they’re valuable. I appreciate the effort, but I’d rather they work smart. Focus on the value and objectives.

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Good luck, op!

I say get drunk at a happy hour with colleagues after work. That will keep you from creating something better than what you already did.

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