Several years ago, the company where I worked went through a major upheaval. For months, teams with similar job descriptions raced one another to see who was more efficient. In the end, one location was closed and another became a ghost town as 1/3 of the employees were given severance packages. Every meeting was populated
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My birthday is December 29, right between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, when everyone is mostly partied out. I consider it a blessing that my family never did that “This is your birthday -slash- Christmas gift” nonsense other December babies endure. My dearest friends still make it a point to celebrate, sometime between December 1 and 31, and I always feel super-special.