Just got back from a networking event. It was quite interesting.
There was a Q&A section in which I asked a question of the group of panelists. My question: What entry point should a grad student shoot for within a company when you have management experience but you are still in school?
The panelists answered with useful insight. Then an audience member jumped in and basically attacked me. SERIOUSLY!
I am a cool, Level-headed person and nothing really shakes me. I remained calmed as she jumped in saying something like, "Well, what is your background? Out of all the things you said I know nothing about who you are or what you have done. I mean I could not place you if I were hiring. Don't put everything on someone else to figure you out. You have to carry the load." Mind you she was loud with a MAJOR attitude.
So I say, "Excuse me, I do not follow."
She rambles on some more before the moderator takes the conversation back.
Normally, I would question myself, am I being to sensitive? But after the meeting, she comes up to me and said, "I hope I did not offend you, I just recently had the same conversation with my neice."yada, yada, yada.
A. I am not your neice and
B. Calm you crazy self down. This is a professional event.
Like five different people came up to me and said they could not believe she attacked me like that. One author just said a few words of encouragement to me, he was really nice.
Strange. I am used to negative reactions from certain women. It's just how it is.
Besides the drama, I was looking pretty cute. I finally mastered my makeup. I mean to the point it almost looked professionally done. I would put up a picture but I have to be conscious of internet stalkers. I have two dresses that are my ace in the hole. No matter if I gain or lose weight they always flatter. I wore the dressier one tonight.
My shoes are another story. I used to wear heels all the time but the extra weight has made it a bit uncomfortable to walk long in them. Some people have jeans they wanna get into. I have shoes.
Nine West Sandals (Worn once)
Nine West Pumps (Worn once)
Hush Puppies (Need to Retire) but they have cushion and rubber bottoms. LOL
I am going to an outdoors concert tomorrow. I'll let you guys know how it goes.
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Nice shoes. I especially like the pumps.
Yeah, I know what ya mean about someone coming out of a crack in the sidewalk and giving you some attitude. I’m having it out with someone at another site right now, and all I said is that Arlen Specter going over to the Democrats might be a good thing.
Have a nice time at the concert. I’m going to see “The Soloist”. I’ll tell ya about it.By the way, living here in Los Angeles, I’ve seen Nathaniel Ayers many times.
Wow. Let me no how the soloist is. I may just check it out.
Taula, I am noticing a theme, RED! Really cute shoes
I love red, especially burgundies.